Give Blood

I donated blood recently because I thought it was a good thing to do. I can’t always afford to support the charities I would like but I am healthy and felt ‘this is something I CAN do’.

About a week later I received a letter in the mail telling me that I had save 3 lives. How amazing is that!

There are many reasons why I have put it off over the years, sometimes through absent mindedness and sometimes there are legitimate reasons which would have made me ineligible at the time. But if we all think about it a little more and make the effort we can save more lives.

1 in 3 people will need blood in their lifetime but only 1 in 30 donate. If it was your child, your brother or your mother who needed blood would you donate then? Then why not now? I doesn’t cost you ‘a coffee a day’ it just takes a little bit of your time.

So get a group together and donate some blood.

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