Ruby and her family thank blood donors across Scotland - and encourage others to give blood.
Seven year old Ruby has a blood disorder called spherocytosis, which means her blood cells are ball shaped rather than the usual doughnut shape. Up until last year, this meant whenever she became unwell - even a minor illness, like a cold - she would need blood transfusions. However, since having her spleen removed, Ruby has had a whole new lease of life - and no more blood transfusions.
Parents Lisa and Darren tell us Ruby's story.
If Ruby's story has inspired you to give blood, sign up to become a blood donor.
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Current blood stock levels across Scotland Friday 17 September