Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



Nancy Spaeth. Photo credit Northwest Kidney Centers

“A PhD in Wisdom:” Remembering Nancy Spaeth

In all her 75 years, Seattle resident Nancy Spaeth was many things: mother, registered nurse, volunteer, dialysis pioneer, patient advocate, the longest-surviving kidney patient in theRead more →

“Why Everything is Everything” Dr. Ashley Ellis (S3 E18)

Dr. Ashley Ellis, the Assistant Medical Director at Bloodworks Northwest could never figure out why Black History Month was only confined to February. Here at Bloodworks,Read more →

Jaclyn Schuenzel: When Donating Blood Comes Full Circle

When teacher and improv performer Jaclyn Schuenzel gave birth to her daughter Zelda in June 2020, life with her husband Marc Guy and the new babyRead more →
Leo with one of his Corgis, Walter. Photo credit: Leo Notenboom.

National Blood Donor Month & Leo Notenboom: “I’m So Fortunate to be Able to Donate, So I Do.”

Leo Notenboom with one of his Corgis, Walter. Photo credit Leo Notenboom. For National Blood Donor Month 2022, we’re highlighting one of our most dedicated –Read more →