10 years later, my amazing journey with DSC comes to an end

Dear DSC,   I joined your ranks on a certain day in October 2009, as a passionate innocent kid who had just started med school. 10 years later, I leave it as a graduated doctor and almost a neurosurgeon. Yes, that's how much it lasted. Summing up a decade of my life with you is … Continue reading 10 years later, my amazing journey with DSC comes to an end

أم تردّ الجميل بعد مرور عشر سنوات

 نُقلت لورا الى أحد المستشقيات القريبة لتلد ابنها البكر، فانضمّت اليها أختها وزميلاتها في العمل بانتظار وصول زوجها. حصلت بعض المشاكل خلال الولادة، وعانت لورا من نزيف قويّ، فهرعت زميلاتها للتبرّع بالدم لها لانقاذ حياتها وحياة المولود الجديد. مرّت العمليّة الجراحية على خير، واليوم بعد أكثر من عشرة أعوام، تستذكر لورا هذا الحدث وهي تتبرّع … Continue reading أم تردّ الجميل بعد مرور عشر سنوات

The Amazing Story Of Diana: From Thalassemia To Donating Blood!

Born in 1989, Diana Abou Hamia was looking to have a normal happy life, just like any other child. But 3 months after she came to life, she was diagnosed with thalassemia, and had to give up on many of her dreams. With blood transfusions in need every 20 days at the Chronic Care Center, it … Continue reading The Amazing Story Of Diana: From Thalassemia To Donating Blood!

Raneen donates blood for the first time!

Raneen El-Achkar has shared with us her story about her first donation on April 24! Here's how she summed it up: Today, for the first time, I donated blood at the AUBMC! It's an amazing feeling... All I can hear in my head was that I have helped save a life. I am sure I will donate every … Continue reading Raneen donates blood for the first time!

Our angel’s final words for the blood donors who helped her.

40 days ago, we lost an angel of ours, a member of the DSC family. We share with you for the occasion her last words for the NGO, and each and every donor who helped her during her fight: "After getting into hospital, I didn't expect that  I'm going to need many units of blood … Continue reading Our angel’s final words for the blood donors who helped her.

“I don’t think I would have donated if it weren’t for your phone call.” – Suzie Khoury

Well, I was about to take my afternoon nap when I got a call from DSC that a patient at AUH needed blood. AUH is 5 minutes away from home so I got dressed and went to donate blood. The 5-minute walk felt like an hour since more than 1000 thoughts suddenly came to my mind.. I was worried … Continue reading “I don’t think I would have donated if it weren’t for your phone call.” – Suzie Khoury

“Blood and platelets’ donations, I’ve experienced both!” testifies Reda

Almost a month ago, I was at work and my boss sent a broadcast message on whatsapp needing A+. I was of this type so I volunteered to donate blood. It felt great. Before that, about 6 months ago or so, I had a phone call from a stranger asking if I can give platelets. I had never … Continue reading “Blood and platelets’ donations, I’ve experienced both!” testifies Reda

“Put yourselves in others’ shoes, you won’t consider it twice” recommends Fred

Weight at the limit I was always curious to try and donate, yet when reading the requirements faced the same problem over and over again. My weight was just over the limit for a guy (62 Kg, the minimum required being 60Kg) and I was always told I couldn't donate in this case, until one … Continue reading “Put yourselves in others’ shoes, you won’t consider it twice” recommends Fred

“Saving a life has never been so easy!” insists Samer

You just have to stay healthy Almost anyone with a clean medical history can give blood. You only need to visit the hospital for a couple of minutes and voilà! You just saved a life! Once a donor, always a donor! Definitely this is the most rewarding and effortless act of unselfishness. Those who donate … Continue reading “Saving a life has never been so easy!” insists Samer

Khalil: “I believe in donating blood because I love that others may live.”

Parents encouraged me first During the 2006 summer war, my parents encouraged me to go to the nearest blood bank to donate blood because eventually, someone will need a blood transfusion, especially in times of war. A few months later, I met Yorgui so I registered my name with Donner Sang Compter (back then DSC … Continue reading Khalil: “I believe in donating blood because I love that others may live.”