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Bloodworks Northwest

Cause Area

  • Community
  • Disaster Relief
  • Emergency & Safety
  • Health & Medicine
  • Seniors

Location

921 Terry AvenueSeattle, WA 98104 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

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 2,000 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.

Reviews

Would you recommend Bloodworks Northwest?
3 reviews Write a review
by Ken G. from Kenmore, WA (January 22, 2020)
Terrible communication. Never reply to emails or voicemail. Don't answer the phone. Several attempts to contact them go into a black void. Emails from them are cryptic in nature with confusing information about volunteer training sessions.
by Frances S. (October 17, 2019)
I didnt get a chance to help. Was never contacted.
by Niharika F. (September 27, 2017)
I have a great time volunteering at bloodworks NW. Friendly staff.

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