The goal is to recruit new blood donors and those who have not given recently to ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients. The SANBS is asking organisations to remove the letters A, B and O (symbolising the "missing" blood types with the same letters) from their logos for a week to raise awareness of the need for new blood donors.
Every two seconds, someone in the country needs blood.
Did you know there's a 50% chance you or someone you know will need blood at some point in their life?
By donating blood you can help people live happier and healthier lives.
Lily Dotson and her family know how serious blood shortages can be for patients. The Red Cross must collect more than 13,000 blood donations every day for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals across the country. One of those daughters lost her battle with the disease in December, and Johnson said blood transfusions helped all three maintain their quality of life during treatment.
Promote the need for blood donors on social media. So, what people don't understand is that you don't have to just give blood. Blood donations go way beyond just the person who receives the blood. But for the past four years, new Red Cross donors have declined by about 80,000 each year.
WHO aims to obtain sufficient blood supplies from the voluntary and unpaid blood donors all over the world by 2020.
New Jersey Blood Services/New York Blood Center (NYBC) has declared a blood emergency.
A "safe blood supply" requires a seven-day inventory of all blood types.
Donate blood or platelets at a donor center. Since roughly 20% of donors are students from high schools and colleges, the Red Cross is in desperate need.
Community Blood Center is counting on blood donors and their "Do it yourself" spirit to help build a better blood supply this summer.
To thank those who come to CBSI Donor Centers to give blood during the "100 Days of Summer", Community Blood Services will provide all presenting donors with a voucher that can be redeemed for a $5 Amazon or Subway gift card (June 4 - September 16 at Donor Centers; July 2 - August 12 on mobile blood drives).
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NASA rover falls silent as big dust storm envelops Mars
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Net neutrality rollback enacted
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