Alexander found blood stem cell donation empowering

Alexander found blood stem cell donation empowering

Alexander was 19 when he signed up to join Strength to Give. Months after he joined, he was given the good news that he was a potential match for someone. To confirm the match, he gave a blood sample at a local clinic and said he felt empowered to have the ability to,...
Donating bone marrow from my hip

Donating bone marrow from my hip

Stewart explains what it was like to donate his bone marrow to a paediatric patient About 13-14 years ago I went in to give blood at the Red Cross blood bank but due to a recent tattoo I wasn’t allowed to. I was asked if I would consider going on the registry,...
Chloe’s journey donating by PBSC

Chloe’s journey donating by PBSC

I first found out about Strength to Give in my local Blood Donation Centre while attending my usual blood/plasma donation appointment. There was a poster displayed on the wall, and I asked my nurse about the organisation. I wanted to join the Australian Bone Marrow...
Nicola’s experience injecting G-CSF

Nicola’s experience injecting G-CSF

I joined Strength to Give after my sister, who is a doctor, signed up when she was doing a blood donation and encouraged me to do the same. It seemed like a pretty easy thing to do and had the potential to help someone that really needed it, with very little effort on...