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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Joanne Loeper

I donate every 56 days along with donating platelets every two weeks, to me this is personal. My son lost […]

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Kristin Kranzley Parks

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010, went through chemo, surgery and radiation, and there was no evidence of […]

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Joan Hendershot

I can remember like it was yesterday on May 11, 2012 when the doctor told me I had breast cancer […]

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The Mauger Family

Channing Mauger was supposed to be the valedictorian of his class. He was enrolled in AP courses at school, he […]

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Jenna DuVal

My name is Jenna DuVal, I am 27 years old, I had blood clots from a birth control pill and […]

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Meredith Diane Chepolis

My husband and I donate regularly because three and a half years ago, our son was born over three months […]

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Jeff Warren & Family

My wife delivered twin girls in March 2011, and after 6 weeks it became apparent that one of the twins, […]

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Mary Raymond

I have been a regular, every-8-week blood donor for many years now. Recently, some medical complications required that I have […]

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Marilyn Wright

I have been donating since I was about 23 when I donated at blood drives at Mack Trucks.  When I […]

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Justine Szot

I lost my husband, Michael, on August 1, 2013 after a valiant, 16-month battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). During […]

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Christopher Lillis

I donate, or at least try to donate, every 8 weeks. I feel if you are healthy enough to donate […]

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Carl Reidler

I have donated blood & platelets since the early 1980’s. It was called by Reading Hospital back then ( Before Keystone) and told a Leukemia patient and I were a match AB pos, and was asked if I could come down ASAP to help out, and I did. Never met the young lady, and never knew how she made out.

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