Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



Bikes, Brats & Blood: Kevin Jones and the 9th Annual Greasy Biker BBQ

Kevin Jones’ annual barbecue benefit for Bloodworks Northwest began nine years ago with 17 of his friends in his front yard. But as he tells it, “a few people got upset because they weren’t invited, and it just kind of blew up from there.”

August 15, 2018 6:04pm

 

Patients, Platelets and Purpose: Bloodworks’ 2018 Northwest Transfusion Symposium

Transfusion Symposium Program

Not every professional conference begins with a large portion of the audience in tears. But that’s how Bloodworks Northwest’s fourth-annual Northwest Transfusion Symposium began on June 28, as 28-year-old former leukemia patient William Harper told his harrowing story of getting cancer in Senegal in 2010 and needing 267 blood transfusions and 33 surgeries in the years since then to survive.

August 7, 2018 8:20pm

 

5 (Great) Reasons to Give Blood This Summer

Chances are, giving blood is somewhere on your to-do list. But let’s face it: the summer months get busy (and it’s so beautiful outside!). If you–like most of us–could use an extra nudge to roll up your sleeve, check out these five donor incentives available now.

July 19, 2018 4:34pm

 

Bloodworks Beyond Borders: Like Water, So Is Blood

“Water is life, we live because of it. Like water, so is blood…”
-Tanzanian Taxi Driver

We had plenty of rain while in Tanzania and Kenya. According to the local game lodge, there was more rain in June than has ever been recorded in a single month. 

July 13, 2018 8:07pm

 

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