Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



Time, blood, and talent: Volunteers sew masks for Bloodworks staff

Blood donors often look forward to their post-donation conversation with a Bloodworks canteen volunteer as much as the juice and cookies. Our volunteers come from a

April 24, 2020 1:25am

 

Service with a "smize:" Bloodworks staff are wearing masks

When you step into a Bloodworks Donor Center or mobile drive, you enter a world governed by quality and regulations. There’s a reason that your favorite

April 21, 2020 4:56pm

 

Grateful for friends like the Seattle Seahawks and you

Members of the Seattle Seahawks staff and Seahawks Dancers Erika and Jon joined us in Bellevue to give blood! We sat down — at a safe distance — with Erika and Jon to learn why blood donation matters to them.

April 20, 2020 10:28pm

 

Scarlet Craig: When Cancer Messed with the Wrong Girl

“It’s so hard to believe she is sick,” Tim Craig wrote on his blog while his four-and-a-half year-old daughter Scarlet bounced and played in the courtyard of Portland’s Doernbecher Children’s hospital.

Scarlet had a tumor near her adrenal gland – the “mother tumor,” doctors called it – and another in her right pelvic region. She had already received a blood transfusion, a bone marrow biopsy, been stuck with needles and tubes and seen the word “oncology” much sooner than anyone should ever have to. But still, Scarlet “ran around and played with her sister and her friend Eric,” Tim wrote, holding those tiny moments close for when he’d need them the most.

April 7, 2020 11:04pm

 

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