Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



Briar Gard: Tiny Girl, Big Fight

“We began to see blood transfusions as her elixir of life – Something that’s necessary for her health and strength.“ -Kiley & Scott Gard, blood donorsRead more →

“Without You, I Wouldn’t Be Here.” Two Years of the Bloodworks Thank the Donor Program

“Thank you for your donation to my son. He is undergoing cancer treatments and this is truly life-giving for him. We are forever grateful.” – SentRead more →

Black Lives Matter. Your Cord Blood Matters.

Black Lives Matter is more than a political statement: it is commitment to our community. Every person who suffers from a blood disease or cancer deservesRead more →
Photo of childhood cancer doctor Dr. Katherine Tarlock with medical equipment

Blood donations make childhood cancer treatment possible

by Dr. Katherine Tarlock, pediatric oncologist at Seattle Children’s As a cancer doctor, I would say that blood transfusions are as essential to our patients’ careRead more →