Employee Dereck

“I was a donor before I ever started working here. I had just moved to Oahu from Kauai when Blood Bank of Hawaii called me to donate. I had never given blood at this location before so I came to the Young Street Donor Center and was impressed by the… Read More

Employee Jocelyn

“I switched careers recently. I’ve always been interested in the healthcare industry, so when the pandemic came, I felt like this was a great opportunity to help the community. I love helping to save lives one blood bag at a time. I am inspired by my coworkers who are incredibly… Read More

Donor Robert

Robert Boesch has been giving blood since the 1970s. It all began when the wife of his coworker needed blood transfusions. To date, Robert has donated well over 100 times! Then life threw him a curveball. Over Labor Day weekend last year, Robert came down with COVID-19. While he didn’t… Read More

Donor Tia

Tia Lewis has a track record of stepping up to help in times of need. While a student at Kaimuki High School, Tia was asked to give blood and didn’t hesitate. When a few years later she recovered from COVID-19 and had life-saving plasma in her blood, she came in… Read More