Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



World Cord Blood Day: Tiffany’s story

Join us in celebrating World Cord Blood Day on November 15th. Bloodworks partners with local hospital birth centers and families in our community to collect andRead more →

A new way to measure platelets

Platelets are a blood component that’s always in high demand. One reason is that platelets, when stored at room temperature, have a shelf life to 5Read more →

Meet Mackenzie in North Seattle: veteran, volunteer, survivor

No one expects to be diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma at 25—especially not when you have one of the most physically demanding jobs on the planet: MilitaryRead more →

The science behind vampires

We hear it a lot from our donors on social media: “visited the vampires at Bloodworks today to drop off a pint.” Blood is universal: weRead more →