Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



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...Read more →

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.Read more →

Blood Donations Saved My Premature Twins’ Lives

By: DeAnne, mother of twins Mason and Justin. When you support Bloodworks, you ensure crucial blood supplies are available to families in need. You’re not justRead more →

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 fiveRead more →