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MPP Jim Wilson to support hospital patients by adopting the Collingwood blood donor clinic

(October 2, 2017) Simcoe-Grey MPP Jim Wilson has partnered with Canadian Blood Services to help ensure lifesaving blood products are available to hospital patients in need. As part of this effort, Wilson has generously agreed to adopt the Collingwood blood donor clinic on Wednesday October 11th, and has committed to recruiting new donors and filling appointments.


“I am pleased and proud to have the opportunity to help Canadian Blood Services in this way,” said Wilson. “Giving blood is a simple way to make a difference in someone’s life and I invite residents who can to make an appointment to donate.”


Wilson was pleased to hear that 211 people have already booked appointments to give blood on October 11th.  Wilson hopes to see the remaining 34 spots still available filled. Wilson said he strongly supports Canadian Blood Services and urges anyone that can to donate.


You can make an appointment to give blood on October 11th by visiting or by calling 1-888-236-6283


WHO:             Jim Wilson, MPP Simcoe-Grey


WHEN :           Wednesday October 11th @ 1:00pm to 7:00pm


WHERE:         Collingwood Blood Donor Clinic – Collingwood Legion, 490 Ontario Street


VISUALS:       Jim Wilson will be at the Collingwood blood donor clinic to greet and thank donors for their lifesaving donation from 1:00pm – 2:00pm


About Canadian Blood Services

Canadian Blood Services manages the national supply of blood, blood products and stem cells, and related services for all the provinces and territories (excluding Quebec). We operate an integrated, pan-Canadian service delivery model that includes leading an interprovincial system for organ donation and transplantation. Our national scope, infrastructure and governance make us unique in the Canadian health-care landscape. Canadian Blood Services is regulated as a biologics manufacturer by Health Canada and primarily funded by the provincial and territorial ministries of health. Canadian Blood Services is a not-for-profit charitable organization.






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