The act of donating blood is always appreciated and much needed across Canada. During this time, health care officials especially need to ensure a plentiful supply of resources including blood. Telfer Nation has stepped up to contribute!
Telfer School employee, Jade Lepage-Thériault, Liaison and Communications Officer on the Marketing team, booked an appointment this week to donate blood in Gatineau, Quebec.
Members of our Telfer alumni community have also taken on the mission to donate blood, like Chadi Elkadri. Chadi is the Chief Innovation Officer at computer software company SOTI RIL, and a dedicated and engaged alumnus who completed his MBA in 2001.
We are proud to see our Telfer family give back in this way and to such a worthy cause during this time.
Since blood products have a limited shelf life, demand is constant. On-going blood donation is required to support life-saving care for Canadians, such as cancer treatments, trauma and many surgeries. Donors can book appointments over the next few weeks to help maintain an adequate level of blood and blood products for patients in Canada.
Blood or plasma donation can help address feelings of helplessness you may have in the face of COVID-19. Gaining a sense of control during this situation can help contribute to an overall sense of wellbeing.
Canadian Blood Services:
You can book an appointment online at blood.ca, on the GiveBlood app, or by calling 1 888 2 DONATE (1-888-236-6283).
Book an appointment by calling 1 800 343-7264, press option 3