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When a mysterious illness brought her to the brink of death, Aaliyah Milledge was given the gift of life.
Adelaide Yost is living a normal, healthy life. Adelaide has von Willebrand disease.
"It's like a totally different life"
When she was 21 years old, Alana Merkow signed up to be bone marrow donor, not knowing that one day she would save a stranger’s life.
On Nov. 21, 2015, 14-year-old Da’Quan Nichols-Cox lost his life from injuries sustained in a car accident. Through the gift of organ donation he gave 5 kids a second chance at life.
After her aneurysm Dawn needed 90 units of blood to survive. Watch her incredible story.
Giving hope to patients suffering from cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in the U.S.
Sickle cell disease research for new and better treatments and to ease suffering.
Emily Alanis, and her son, Elliot, were saved thanks to the generosity of blood and platelet donors.
Making an impact on patients like Havalah.
Hudson Harloff isn't able to produce red blood cells, so every couple of weeks he needs a transfusion. Read more about his story.
Blood and bone marrow transplant recipient Isaac Walker is alive today because of the generosity of donors in our community.
Jack received a remarkable 300 blood transfusions – and a life-saving bone marrow transplant – to help him beat leukemia.
Meet one of our rare blood donors who is saving lives and setting a national milestone.
“Without blood donors, I wouldn’t be here today. I am so lucky for the blood I received,” said Katie.
Through blood donation, Melissa hopes to save lives and inspire more young people to give the gift of life.
When he was 10 years old, Mitch was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia. In 2017, Mitch relapsed and received a bone marrow transplant that helped save his life.
In 2018, Molly underwent a tissue transplant to fuse her spine and allow new bone to grow. Thanks to the transplant, Molly is completely healed and back to living a fulfilling life.
Jake Pansier would have lost his life had it not been for 300 blood donations made by volunteer donors.
Keeanna is one of BCW's team leaders who coordinates mobile blood drives throughout southeastern Wisconsin.
Latoyia is determined to live life to the fullest – despite the hurdles of sickle cell disease.
Laura's family decided donating her organs might provide a chance at life for someone else – and it did.
Mario is a blood donor with a rare blood type.
Every day is a new beginning for me.
"Donors gave me a second chance at life."
"You never know who you might help by donating blood. If you can do it, please do."
"By my early 20s, I felt like my disease had taken over."
Richard Lewis has received the gift of life not once, but twice. “I think that everybody should be an organ donor. You can definitely make a difference in somebody’s life.”
Twins Chloe and Kendall Roehling have always battled the odds together.
Told that she would not live a long life, blood transfusions helped Shanice survive and give back as a valued Versiti team member in Michigan.
When she was two years old, Shanice was diagnosed with sickle cell disease.
Support Steven through the life-saving gift of blood donation.
Tara suffered complications after giving birth to twins Benjamin and Imogen.
“It is very important for eligible donors to donate,” says Taylor. “Every time you donate, you are potentially saving a life, a life like mine.”
Tia Wilson and her family have been deeply affected by sickle cell disease. Tia’s health has improved and her positive spirit and the generosity of blood donors are keeping her strong.
Zach Fechter was diagnosed with severe Hemophilia A, an incurable blood clotting disorder. Following the diagnosis, Zach began receiving treatment through our Comprehensive Center for Bleeding Disorders (CCBD).