Grand River Hospital received a a national Honouring Our Lifeblood award for work in blood donation at a gala in Ottawa.
The hospital was recognized as the 2018 Ontario and Nunavut partner for promoting blood donation among staff members, physicians, and volunteers over the past decade.
GRH was also named top hospital in Canada for blood donations in 2017, with 571 donations given by members of the hospital community.
More than 13,000 units of blood and blood products are needed every year at Grand River Hospital.
If you'd like to donate, you can call 1-888-2-DONATE to book an appointment, or visit blood.ca for clinic locations and times.