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  • Bloodworks Northwest (formerly Puget Sound Blood Center) Bloodworks Northwest (formerly Puget Sound Blood Center)

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Mission Statement

Puget Sound Blood Center and the Oregon Southwest Washington Blood Program has a new name! We are now Bloodworks Northwest!

We’re still the same people and the place known for all things blood related.

Our mission and values are the same.

Saving lives through research, innovation, education and excellence in blood, medical and laboratory services in partnership with our community.

Description

Bloodworks Northwest: Because blood works miracles every day.

As a unique, hybrid provider of health care services for the community, we collect, test and distribute essential, lifesaving blood to nearly 90 hospitals in the Pacific Northwest. We’re transfusion experts who consult with physicians. We’re also medical professionals who deliver clinical care to patients with blood disorders and disease. We’re scientists at specialized laboratories who support patients and surgeons at organ transplant and cancer treatment centers. And we’re a respected Research Institute studying everything related to blood. Here are some of the ways we’re saving lives every day:

Your Community Resource For Lifesaving Blood

With the help of a 250,000 registered donors in the region, Bloodworks NW collects about 900 units of blood each day. All blood receives immediate, comprehensive testing so that it can be available to 90 regional hospitals - usually in less than 24 hours after donation. We operate 11 donor centers and our mobile units travel to hundreds of blood drives every month at work sites, schools, churches, and other community locations throughout Western Washington.

Volunteerism

Bloodworks NW benefits from the dedicated work of more than 3,000 active volunteers. Our volunteers make a real difference and a vital contribution to help save lives, gain work experience, build skills, earn community service hours and feel justifiably proud about giving back to those in need.

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http://www.bloodworksnw.org

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Bloodworks Northwest (formerly Puget Sound Blood Center) accepts donations. Donate Now.

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