Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



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 →

Giving Birth Offers a Unique Opportunity to Give Life to Others

For new moms like Keri, donating umbilical cord blood is a simple way to save a life.   In 1998, Keri Tawney’s father underwent treatment forRead more →

Retired Army Vet Draws on Military Experience as a Bloodworks Northwest Volunteer

In some ways, John Ferdon saw himself as a professional dad. A former United States Army troop commander, he was responsible for young soldiers’ safety andRead more →

Meet the Bloodworks Center for Global Impact’s New Class of Life Savers

In October, healthcare leaders from around the world traveled to Bloodworks Northwest–some, despite horrific natural disasters–to attend a special Bloodworks Center for Global Impact course. Below,Read more →