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Rebekah needs regular blood transfusions in her battle against Hodgkin Lymphoma.
Archie relied on blood transfusions for ten years.
Barry has been donating blood for 50 years and has potentially saved more than 450 lives.
Freddie had a liver transplant in 2015 and his parents are filled with gratitude for his hero donor.
Katie spent eight years on dialysis before receiving a kidney from a stranger.
Carl donated a kidney to a stranger after seeing a friend’s life saved by a transplant.
Riley needed platelet transfusions after chemotherapy for leukaemia.
Miracle baby, Louis was safely born after a series of platelet transfusions in the womb.
"Giving platelets is my chance to save even more lives."
Harvey received a lifesaving cord blood transplant after being diagnosed with Hurler’s syndrome.
Josie donated life-saving bone marrow to save a boy who lived 7000 miles away.
Bilal's mum, Laura donated her cord blood and hopes it will one day save someone's life.
Karl needed years of skin grafts after suffering severe burns from a bomb explosion in Iraq.
CBeebies star Angharad Rhodes had a cornea transplant in 2016 and hopes to continue to inspire others in her television role.
When Doreen died, daughter Jo wanted to make sure her mother's wishes to donate her organs were honoured.
Have you donated or received blood or organs? We'd love to hear your story.
Becoming a donor