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The donor — Elsa Fischer

‘I just think of it as helping out a friend’ Organ donor Elsa Fischer discusses donating a kidney to her childhood friend ——————————————————————————————————————————————- The following is the third in a three-part series related to kidney and pancreas transplant recipient Michelle … Continue reading

The recipient’s daughter — Kathleen Meyer

A daughter’s perspective LifeSource’s Kathleen Meyer shares her story of growing up with a mother in need of an organ transplant ——————————————————————————————————————————————- The following is the second in a three-part series related to kidney and pancreas transplant recipient Michelle Bejbl … Continue reading

Winter Storm Stella Assistance

Yesterday, many states were hit hard by Winter Storm Stella. Our sister blood center in northeast Pennsylvania, also called LifeSource, experienced a record snowfall of more than 30 inches, with more on the way. Because of this, mobile blood drives were … Continue reading

VIP Experience Rules

SUITE TICKET PROMOTION OFFICIAL RULES  NO PURCHASE OR DONATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. A PURCHASE OR DONATION WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING.  1.  HOW TO ENTER.  The Suite Ticket Promotion (the “Promotion”) starts November 20, … Continue reading

Your Story

Stories from our donor community. Do you have a personal story about how blood donation has touched your life? Maybe you once received an emergency blood transfusion. Maybe a loved one—a family member, friend or neighbor—has an illness that requires … Continue reading

If I donate, will my cord blood be banked?

Public cord blood banks, that list cord blood on the international registry, adhere to specific and rigorous regulations developed by multiple sources such as the FDA and the National Marrow Donor Program. These guidelines are a set of quality standards … Continue reading

Donor Programs

  LifeSource offers several special programs that give donors the opportunity to maximize their donation experience.   Every three minutes, someone is diagnosed with a blood cancer like leukemia. For many patients, a bone marrow transplant is their only chance … Continue reading

Donation Process

  Donating blood is safe and simple, but there are differences in the donation process depending on the type of donation. Each donation type follows specific guidelines that ensure the quality of the product being drawn, the comfort of the … Continue reading