Stories

We believe in stories and connecting with others. From donors to recipients, employees, supporters, community partners and more, every story matters and helps inspire others to save lives. Read, share or submit your own – embrace the power of storytelling.

 

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Dr. Robert and Carolyn Coni

When Jack was 6 months old, we learned that he had an inherited blood disorder, thalassemia, which prevents him from […]

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Betsy Adams

In February 2003, I underwent triple heart bypass surgery, and received several units of blood. Three weeks later, I felt […]

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Robert Ditro

A few years back I found myself ill with what I assumed was a virus or flu bug. When my […]

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Jerry Block

My first blood transfusion was in 1989, when I underwent heart surgery. Since that time, I have been in the […]

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Janeen Freiss

As a mother of three young children, a wife and friend to others in the Lehigh Valley, it is hard […]

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Timothy Kita

Several years ago, I was the victim of a random shooting. At the time, my wife was 6 weeks away […]

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Diana Perez

When my son Ritchie was born, he was diagnosed with a coarctation of the aorta, a narrowing of the aorta, […]

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Harvey and Sue Hohl

The 1st annual Angela Hohl memorial blood drive took place on November 10, 2003. During Angie’s illness, we came to […]

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The Baldwin Family

Logan is your typical 6-year-old boy. He has way too much energy and a smile that lights up your heart. […]

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Tammy Rank

In May 2004, my 11-year-old son, Jeremy, was diagnosed with ALL (acute lymphoblastic / acute lymphocytic) leukemia, a cancer of […]

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Alicia Rodriguez

In early 2003, I was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). This is a very aggressive form of cancer and […]

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The Heintz Family

Although 4 years, 8 months and 6 days doesn’t seem like a long time, to Ally it was a lifetime. […]

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