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You're Somebody's Type. Give Blood.

I know to most people the idea of voluntarily sticking a needle in your arm sounds a little unappealing. But to me its become sort of hobby. 140 more words

Blood Relative

Why are we not using the power of internet to find fresh blood at the moment of crisis? We have some databases of more the one billion people. 248 more words

Social Work

Cautionary Measures in Donor-Sang Relationships

While the process of “hunting” for a new donor can be both daunting and exciting, there are several cautionary measures that should be taken by both Seeking Sang and Delicious Donor (said Lovingly, of course.) 529 more words

Civics & Cynics

A man and his dog are on a journey of 1,000 km for leukemia

Bryan Shellito doesn’t consider himself to be a “runner,” but that’s not stopping him from travelling over 1,000 kilometres with his dog, Molly, on foot. 541 more words


Today a stranger changed my life. 

Now I can’t be certain but I’m betting you’re expecting some dramatic story here. I may have overhyped this a little but bear with…

As you know (or may not know if you’re a new reader), my cancer and the treatment has caused severe anaemia. 549 more words

An open letter to the Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Dear Australian Red Cross Blood Service, (or should I say, _ustr_li_n Red Cr_ss  _l_ _d Servi_e,)

I am writing to you in response to your recent ‘Missing Type’ campaign. 1,012 more words

Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Give blood- save lives! New donors needed on the NHS

Giving blood is a selfless act that so many people do on a regular basis without really knowing the true impact that they have on people’s lives every day. 180 more words