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Meet the Canadian Blood Services, Guelph

Apr 18, 2019

Most of us Canadians are familiar with Canadian Blood Services, but for those who are a bit foggy, allow us to tell a story. Krista Shiell, an area resident, would not be here today if it were not for the generous blood donors who saved her life. Krista was involved in a serious car crash in 2006 and throughout treatment for her injuries, she received 48 units of blood. It took the donations of nearly 50 selfless inpiduals to save Krista’s life. Today, nearly 13 years later, Krista shares her gratitude for what these donors gave her: her life. She would not have celebrated birthdays, nor had the opportunity to walk down the aisle and marry the love of her life, and she would not be the proud mother that she is today.

In Canada, someone needs blood every 60 seconds. YOU have the power to give someone that gift, the gift of life. There is a constant need for blood donors across the country, and you can help right here in Guelph.

Donate blood with your organization and receive special appointments blocked off specifically for you, plus free transportation to and from the clinic! To book a group donation of 3 or more people, please reach out to Tara Gutscher at or 519-884-5646 x4883.

To book an appointment, visit or call 1-888-2-DONATE.

The Guelph clinic is located at 130 Silvercreek Pkwy and is open 4 days a week.
Tuesday & Saturday – 8AM–12PM
Wednesday & Thursday – 2:30–7:30PM