The Telegram Saves Lives Campaign

The Telegram Saves Lives Campaign

Blood donations needed

The Telegram has decided to try to make a difference in the vital role of the blood system in Newfoundland. From the Canadian Blood services website "Every minute of time you donate to Canadian Blood Services makes it easier to save lives. And that is something of which to be proud."

Visit this site often for more information about how iving blood does save lives.

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The Telegram Saves Lives

Bouncing back

October 25, 2013 - 4 h 32

She got the pills and a glass of water from her kitchen and tried to go to the couch to rest.

“All of a sudden I passed out,” recalls Cherish, who is now 17.

“I wasn’t talking and...

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Bouncing back

On the mend

October 24, 2013 - 8 h 22

The three-year-old was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia shortly after his second birthday. The family was living in Clarenville at the time.

“We had to get an ambulance into St....

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On the mend

Blood donations were key to saving boy’s leg

October 22, 2013 - 4 h 34

Aaron, now 16, remembers the accident vividly. He and a friend were on their way to cadets when they were struck by a SUV.

“My leg went down the chain as I got thrown 40 feet through the air,”...

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Blood donations were key to saving boy’s leg

Bike accident highlights need for blood

October 21, 2013 - 4 h 36

On July 16, 2010, Jackson, now 18, was involved in a bicycle accident. He was heading home from a ball field when he hit a rock and went over the handle bars. Although he normally wore a helmet, he...

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Bike accident highlights need for blood

Lucky to be alive

October 19, 2013 - 17 h 46

Then Jill Burton, she is from St. John’s but was living in Halifax in 2006 when she began showing signs of what seemed like the flu. She visited a doctor who told her it was likely a viral infection...

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Lucky to be alive

Stem cell donors crucial to saving lives

October 17, 2012 - 7 h 34

In April of this year, Sean Woodford met the man who donated the stem cells that saved his life.

“It was a very moving experience. There were tears shed,” said Woodford, of Bellevue. “He’s...

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Stem cell donors crucial to saving lives

Blood donations needed in the province

September 28, 2012 - 12 h 50

Canadian Blood Services needs 500 people to book an appointment to donate blood in the province from now up to the Thanksgiving weekend.

The need across Canada is for 14,000 more Canadians to...

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Blood donations needed in the province

Students provide an infusion of young blood

October 22, 2011 - 9 h 08

Teaching biology at Exploits Valley High in Grand Falls-Windsor, there always comes a point where Dave Noel would teach students about the circulatory system and the vital importance of blood.

Believing...

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Students provide an infusion of young blood