Ottawa donors celebrated at local event
WHAT: As Canada prepares to celebrate its 150th year, Canadian Blood Services will be honouring residents in Ottawa and area, and recognizing their commitment to giving life to patients across the country. Honouring Our LifeBlood is an annual recognition ceremony for those who have achieved significant milestones in blood, platelets and plasma donation. The event also celebrates partners, volunteers and stem cell donors.
To highlight the generosity of the honourees, Dr Elianna Saidenberg will be the guest speaker for the evening. Dr Saidenberg is a hematologist and cancer patient.
Local ceremonies are being held in 30 communities across the country from April 17 to June 15, 2017.
WHO: Approximately 175 donors, volunteers and partners will be honoured at the event.
WHEN: June 12th 2017, 7pm to 9pm
WHERE: Tudor Hall, 3750 N Bowesville Rd
To discover all the ways you can Give Life and to book an appointment, download the GiveBlood app or visit blood.ca.
About Canadian Blood Services
Canadian Blood Services manages the national supply of blood, blood products and stem cells, and related services for all the provinces and territories (excluding Quebec). We operate an integrated, pan-Canadian service delivery model that includes leading an interprovincial system for organ donation and transplantation. Our national scope, infrastructure and governance make us unique in the Canadian healthcare landscape. Canadian Blood Services is regulated as a biologics manufacturer by Health Canada and primarily funded by the provincial and territorial ministries of health. Canadian Blood Services is a not-for-profit charitable organization.