Every Drop Tells A Story

When you roll up your sleeve to share your good health with someone in need, you begin a unique story that can only be told with your selfless act of giving. Whether it’s the story of what prompted you to begin giving blood, what motivates you to continue, or the story of the patient on the other side … every drop tells a story.  What’s your story?

Rally For Riggins: Community Comes Together For 9-Month-Old Blood Recipient

After Riggins Moore’s hemoglobin fell to a life-threatening level when he was just two months old, it took about five months of blood work, DNA analysis and genetic testing to diagnose his condition. When his family received the diagnosis, it took their community far less time to rally behind them.

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Chase and Alyssa Marcus are shown during Chase's stay in the hospital.

‘I Have A Second Shot At Life’: Missouri Father Thanks Donors Who Helped Him Beat Leukemia

In a few short weeks, Chase and Alyssa Marcus will celebrate their seventh wedding anniversary. This will be their first one as parents, as the Seneca, Missouri, couple welcomed their first child in January. It’s a dream come true for Chase, who wanted nothing more in life than to be a husband and father. As […]

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Madison Adams poses for a photo during her battle with acute myeloid leukemia.

‘Just Mind-Blowing’: 37 Blood Donors Help 11-Year-Old Fight Leukemia

With her brother and father spending fall break on a hunting trip, 11-year-old Madison Adams was looking forward to a relaxing girls’ week with her mother at the family home in Cave Springs, Arkansas. She had no idea she was about to begin a journey of her own.

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Blood, Platelet Donors a Lifeline for 4-Year-Old Needing Weekly Transfusions

When her son first became ill in December 2021, Amy Nicholas never would have imagined that Ru’s journey would one day involve weekly trips to the hospital for blood or platelet transfusions.

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‘You Saved Her Life’: Parents Thank Newborn Daughter’s 2 Blood Donors

Not long after Zach and Melissa Huesgen welcomed their son Bennett into the world, the couple began to think about growing their family. With a son they loved, they hoped child No. 2 would be a baby girl. Three years later, their dream came true – but quickly devolved into a living nightmare.

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