In August 2016 New Zealand Blood Service took part in the largest ever global donor recruitment campaign.  25 blood services across 21 countries used one simple idea – removing the letters A and O from logos, brand names, and social media accounts to highlight the need for more donors with these blood types.

At the young age of 26, Elyse has recently been diagnosed with two very rare blood diseases, Myelodysplastic Syndrome and Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria.

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