Just about every other Thursday afternoon, you’ll find Buel “Rusty” Grout donating platelets for a couple of hours at Bonfils Blood Center’s Denver West community donor center. On Thursday, Bonfils celebrated Grout's 480th donation, equaling 60-gallons.
It takes tens of thousands of Coloradans to help save or enhance the lives of more than 400,000 patients every year. More than 67,000 Coloradans give blood with Bonfils at least once a year and many hundreds more also deserve credit for their unwavering support.
Spring into action and get involved! April is designated as National Donate Life Month to honor and celebrate organ, eye, tissue, blood and marrow donors for their commitment to saving lives.
Mary Morris carries her Bonfils Blood Center donor ID card with her wherever she goes. The three-gallon blood donor never expected it would give her the chance to save someone's life while on the open sea.
Help save lives with Bonfils Blood Center and United Blood Services during the Hog Days of Summer and you could win a Harley Davidson motorcycle.