Sirens for Life

Every year during July and August, Canadian Blood Services hosts a national campaign in which fire fighters, police and paramedics in municipalities across the Country participate in a friendly competition to see who can recruit the most donors.

You can help by donating for your favourite first responder.

Call 1-888-2-DONATE to make an appointment or visit

CHCH News covered the Hamilton Sirens for Life on June 27, 2019 and featured First Responders who donated and gave them a chance to share their stories on why they give blood.

Click here to see the story: CHCH News – Sirens for Life 2019.

2019 Results

HAMILTON FIRE: 146 donors

*While only 4% of eligible Canadians donate blood, the HPFFA was able to recruit an incredible 33% of their membership to donate during this campaign!

In addition, the HPFFA hosted an inter-Platoon challenge among the shifts. For the 3rd straight year, C Platoon recruited the most donors and won the grand prize!

C PLATOON: 66 donors
A PLATOON : 42 donors
B PLATOON: 19 donors
D PLATOON: 14 donors
Day Shift: 1 donor
*Unaccounted: 4 donors

Contact Local 288

(905) 516-4260

2-558 Upper Gage Avenue
Suite 394
Hamilton, ON
L8V 4J6

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