Bezan adopts local blood donor centre to support hospital patients

WHAT: James Bezan, MP for Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman, has adopted the Gimli mobile donor centre and committed to recruit new donors and fill appointments to help collect 72 donations at the centre.

By adopting a donor centre, Members of Parliament, like James Bezan, can make a difference in the lives of patients in need.
For more information on adopting a donor centre, visit:

WHO: James Bezan, MP for Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman
Steve Raizen, territory manager, Canadian Blood Services

WHEN: 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, November 13, 2018: (donor event runs 3-8 p.m.)

WHERE: Lakeview Resort and Conference Centre, 10 Centre, Gimli, MB.

VISUALS: Photo and interview opportunity with James Bezan who will donate and greet and thank donors.

More blood donors — including first-time donors — are still needed to make the East St. Paul mobile donor centre a success. Download the GiveBlood app, call 1-888-2-DONATE, or visit to book your appointment today. Help us spread the word about the constant need for blood. Tag your social media posts with #givelife on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Canadian Blood Services
Canadian Blood Services is a not-for-profit charitable organization. Regulated by Health Canada as a biologics manufacturer and primarily funded by the provincial and territorial ministries of health, Canadian Blood Services operates with a national scope, infrastructure and governance that make it unique within Canadian healthcare. In the domain of blood, plasma and stem cells, we provide services for patients on behalf of all provincial and territorial governments except Quebec. The national transplant registry for interprovincial organ sharing and related programs reaches into all provinces and territories, as a biological lifeline for Canadians