Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



Gifts for Blood Donors

Happy holidays! If shopping for your favorite blood donor is on your schedule, we’ve got you covered. Here are a few gift ideas* for every typeRead more →

From the shelves to the small screen: blood donation on TV

When we’re not helping donors save lives, we love to binge watch our favorite shows and are always excited when blood donation makes its way toRead more →
Photo of Dr. Moritz Stolla with text "In the Lab: Platelets"

Maximizing The Impact of Platelet Donations: A New Research Study at Bloodworks

Do cold-stored (refrigerated) platelets improve heart surgery outcomes? The Stolla lab wants to find out — thanks to a grant from the US Army. Platelet transfusionsRead more →
Beware of zombies

There’s no substitute for donated blood (unless it’s entertainment)

A spooky history of fake blood. Blood is life. Unless it’s a pint voluntarily given by one of our generous donors in a neat little bag,Read more →