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Teachers and parentsTeachers and Parents

We know that today’s young people are the future of Canada’s blood system. As educators and parents, you have the power to influence the attitudes and perceptions of young people about community involvement and giving blood.

Volunteer together!

What better way to get youth involved in the community than volunteering! Our volunteers assist at donor clinics, host and organize blood donor clinics and help out with special promotions. In some blood donor clinics, parents are able to volunteer with their child if he/she is younger than 14 years old. Please visit our section on volunteers or contact us in your community for details.

Become a partner in social change

There are several programs that you can implement to help educate young donors about blood typing and the importance of donating blood . We welcome all opportunities to team up with the schools that we serve! Contact us in your community for more details on how to roll out one of the programs listed below.

High school learning session
All About Blood
Elementary school program
This program focuses on the history of blood typing, blood types, compatibility and the use of blood. It is a 75-minute classroom event targeted at Grade 11 Biology classes.
** Southwestern Ontario Only **

All About Blood is designed to teach Grade 7 and 8 students about the function of blood in the body, as well as encouraging healthy lifestyle choices.
What's your type? Organize a blood donor clinic
The “What’s Your Type” program is a great way to get to know your ‘type’. Organize a “What’s Your Type” event or presentation. Read more >> With the right help, organizing a blood donor clinic at your school or in your community is easy! Contact your local Canadian Blood Services’ location to find out more.

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