Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



Bloodworks First Person: “I think of myself as a cheerleader”

Welcome to Bloodworks First Person, a series profiling Bloodworks Northwest employees, volunteers and donors. In honor of National Volunteer Week, meet Chuck Colby, a legendary Bloodworks volunteer, financial supporter and blood donor who recently reached his 900th donation milestone!
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Bloodworks First Person: “My mom inspires my work”

Welcome to Bloodworks First Person, a series profiling Bloodworks Northwest employees, volunteers and donors. Devon Steinbacher is a Bloodworks Cord Blood Laboratory Operations Specialist, donor and volunteer. Keep reading to learn a trick for platelet donors Devon picked up as a phlebotomist and the reason she included Bloodworks in her estate plan.   
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Blood Donation Love Stories for Valentine’s Day

Over the 75 years Bloodworks has served the community, we've noticed blood donations have a special way of bringing people together. To find out if we're on to something, we asked our community to share their "blood donation love stories" -- times donating blood not only strengthened local patients, but also their personal relationships. In honor of Valentine's Day, we share those stories -- the funny, profound, sweet and extraordinary...
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On Being (and Inspiring) Women In Science

In honor of International Women and Girls in Science Day on February 11, Bloodworks Northwest's Dr. Sherrill Slichter and Dr. Emily Fawcett spoke with KIRO-FM Radio about what it's like to be women in science – and how adults can help more young women pursue STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields.
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