Visit our community blood centers in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin.
About Us Careers Events Customer Service Newsroom
Over the course of 15 months, Jack received a remarkable 300 blood transfusions – and a life-saving bone marrow transplant – to help him beat leukemia.
“Without courageous blood and marrow donors, I would not be alive today,” says Jack.
Jesse was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in 2003. Unfortunately, the treatment damaged his lungs. In 2013, a match was found and Jesse underwent a life-saving double lung transplant.
In 2014, Derek was diagnosed with end-stage renal disease. Already his colleague and close friend, JoAnn got tested to see if she could donate her kidney and save Derek’s life.
Gia Danninger is a fighter. When she was 5 years old, she was diagnosed with aplastic anemia, a rare disease that occurs when the body stops producing enough new blood cells.