Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



Bikes, Brats & Blood: Kevin Jones and the 9th Annual Greasy Biker BBQ

Kevin Jones’ annual barbecue benefit for Bloodworks Northwest began nine years ago with 17 of his friends in his front yard. But as he tells it, “a few people got upset because they weren’t invited, and it just kind of blew up from there.”
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Transfusion Symposium Program

Patients, Platelets and Purpose: Bloodworks’ 2018 Northwest Transfusion Symposium

Not every professional conference begins with a large portion of the audience in tears. But that’s how Bloodworks Northwest’s fourth-annual Northwest Transfusion Symposium began on June 28, as 28-year-old former leukemia patient William Harper told his harrowing story of getting cancer in Senegal in 2010 and needing 267 blood transfusions and 33 surgeries in the years since then to survive.
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A Gift of Blood, Life and Love

Local donors gave Allison a second life -- and an unexpected connection at Bloodworks gave her the love of her life.
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First Person: It’s the Strangers that Save You

The first time I ever got a blood transfusion was seven years ago in a hospital in Dakar, Senegal. The last and 264th time was five
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