As patient needs have evolved, so have the ways you are able to help. Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is excited to introduce an updated Commit for Life program that reflects the changing daily needs of patients and ensures donors are recognized for giving the most essential blood components - helping patients like Carter receive the donations they need!
Brandon doesn't remember receiving blood - since his need happened more than 20 years ago, when he was a very small child. But he knows that his life is owed to the individuals who made sure he received the units he needed. He celebrated his wedding last year and looks forward to more happy occasions, thanks to those who Commit for Life!
Dana believes her family is lucky for many reasons. Her son Luke's cancer diagnosis happened early, and he received treatment immediately. Additionally, blood donors have enabled him to receive the blood and platelets he has needed. "Giving blood will change the life of someone you may never meet," Dana says.