Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



Bloodworks Beyond Borders: Like Water, So Is Blood

“Water is life, we live because of it. Like water, so is blood…” -Tanzanian Taxi Driver We had plenty of rain while in Tanzania and Kenya. According to the local game lodge, there was more rain in June than has ever been recorded in a single month. 
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Bloodworks Beyond Borders: Here to Save a Life

I gave my 105th unit of blood today! This one was especially memorable as it was in Eldoret, Kenya, rather than in my home of Seattle. As different as this facility and experience was, I couldn’t help but note how (much like Bloodworks) this blood collection site takes great pride in its safety protocols, collection procedures, and ability to distribute this life-saving product to people who need it.
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Bloodworks Beyond Borders: My Best-Kept Secret

“Best-kept secrets” aren’t always a good thing, especially when you have something to crow about. For example, Bloodworks Northwest is known as the community blood center throughout Western Washington and Oregon. But what many people might not know about—my best-kept secret—is the organization’s work to bring about change in the global medical landscape.
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