My first blood donation was a trip to a Bonfils Blood Center with my Dad and I never looked back. Donating platelets and blood regularly for 40 years made me a pro and the staff at my center always warmly recognized me and knew little bits about my life.
This heart warming story is about a woman who received over 270 units of whole blood and blood products collected from more than 300 people. A celebration was arranged so she could meet some of those wonderful donor. Read her story here.
I was recently contacted by Bonfils who needed a donation of blood, I am somewhat rare at A+. With a heavy heart I told them about my breast cancer diagnosis and that I would not be able to donate. They asked me to keep in touch.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, please consider donating blood or platelets to help those battling breast cancer.
I hope I am able to become cancer free long enough to donate again before I reach the age limit!
6 thoughts on “Denver woman who needed more than 30 gallons of blood meets the donors who saved her life”
I had a blood cancer and they won’t let me donate either….sigh….great post though ❤
Thank you, I am really missing donating since it was something I did with my Dad….
It’s a great thing to do….I am an organ donor…but am not ready to leave this lovely world yet😊💕
That is wonderful! But your readers are no ready to let you go so stick around and keep blogging.
Proud to have been a blood donor for more than 10 years on a regular basis. plus sporadic donations before then. I’m able to do double red cell donations and I’m A-neg, so I’m happy to help out “my homies.” 🙂