The Faces of Donation

Imagine yourself suddenly in need of emergency medical treatment. You’re rushed to the hospital and require a major blood transfusion. This scenario happens every day and to people just like you. In fact, most people will require blood at some point in their lives. Here are just a few real-life stories of how donating makes all the difference.

Nancy, Madelina’s mother
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“I think it’s absolutely important that we support our local communities with blood donations. When you donate blood, you are helping save lives in so many ways. The Blood Science Foundation’s support for research has really been instrumental to major projects that are improving the lives of our patients.”

Dr. Mark Gladwin is the chair of the Department of Medicine at UPMC in the University of Pittsburgh. He oversees transfusion research regarding blood diseases and ways to improve blood’s effectiveness and shelf life. The research he supervises affirms the importance of blood to our health care ecosystem. Without the generous funding from Blood Science Foundation, the advancements they’re working towards wouldn’t be possible.

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