Does Donating Plasma Hurt?

Wednesday November 15th, 2017

Potential plasma donors naturally have a host of questions swirling around their heads regarding the donation process. One common question that our team at Canadian Plasma Resources is often posed comes from individuals who are wondering if donating plasma hurts. The short answer is: minimally, if at all. While some donors experience mild discomfort (think […]

A Day in the Life of a Plasma Donor

Tuesday October 17th, 2017

Each day at Canadian Plasma Resources, our doors are revolving with countless donors dedicated to making the world a better place by providing their plasma to help those in need. Have you ever wondered what it might be like to become one of our selfless plasma donors? Allow us to shed some light on what […]

International Plasma Awareness Week

Tuesday October 10th, 2017

What did you do when you woke up this morning? Chances are you brushed your teeth, ate breakfast, and headed out the door for another day of work! Simple right? While this example is quite baseline, for those who are suffering from illnesses that rely upon plasma protein products to be managed, it’s clearly missing […]

Donating Plasma Can Be Fun!

Monday October 2nd, 2017

Becoming a plasma donor does not come without its fair share of perks. Similar to many commitments that require individuals to take time out of their days to be available to participate, at Canadian Plasma Resources, our donors are compensated for their time. In addition to this, our team is committed to making the donation […]

How Does Plasma Save Lives?

Friday September 22nd, 2017

While the way in which a blood donation is used to save lives is fairly straightforward and easy to understand if you’re not a medical professional, the power that a plasma donation possesses is fairly unheard of amongst the general population. In fact, many people are unaware that plasma is even something that they can […]

Everything Great about our Superhero Rewards Program

Friday September 15th, 2017

Superheroes walk among us. Don’t buy it? Allow us to elaborate. While those comic book heroes bestowed with remarkable powers to save the world may not actually exist in reality, at Canadian Plasma Resources, we consider our donors to be superheroes. Why? Simply put, our donors dedicate themselves to helping those who rely on plasma […]

5 Tips for Donating Healthier Plasma

Friday September 8th, 2017

Each day thousands of Canadians rely upon Plasma protein products to manage their illnesses and go about living their best lives, a fact that would not be possible if it weren’t for all the selfless donors across our country. However, not all plasma is equal in terms of quality. If you’re considering becoming a donor, […]

Donating Plasma vs. Participating in a Clinical Trial

Wednesday August 2nd, 2017

Fortunately for Canadians, there are a plethora of unique opportunities for citizens to give back to the medical community. While some opt to donate blood, others may choose to participate in a clinical trial so that they can be compensated for their time. Although blood donors in Canada are not currently offered any form of […]

Maintain a Qualified Donor Status

Wednesday July 26th, 2017

Each year, over 1,250,000 litres of plasma are required to meet the needs of Canadians who rely upon plasma protein products to go about their daily lives and manage their illnesses. Unfortunately, it is a startling truth that citizens of our country have only donated 20 per cent of that striking number. At this time, […]

Does Plasma Donation Differ from Donation of Blood?

Friday July 14th, 2017

Everyday, millions of people go out of their way to perform acts of service otherwise known as good deeds for their family, friends, and even total strangers. While some individuals choose to give back in the form of volunteering at local organizations, others may prefer to help a neighbour out with a household task. As a […]