Saturday, March 23, 2019

Martyr's Day Blood Donation Camp

On Martyr's Day, 23rd March 2019 Mythri Mahila Koota (MMK) and Kaagaz Foundation had organised a Blood Donation Camp at Samarthanam Trust, HSR Layout.

For over 7 years both the NGOs has been organizing regular Blood Donation Camp to meet the demand of the Blood at various Govt Hospitals, this time it was for Sanjay Gandhi Institute

39 units of Blood was donated at this camp, and people from all walks of lives came and donated Blood, differently abled people form Samarthanam Trust also  very enthusiastically donated Blood, and many were 1st time donors. 

Blood Donation is not only a Noble deed but a very Healthy habit that young people need to cultivate, regular Blood donation reduces stress and lowers the risk of heart disease/attack. One can donate Blood every 3 months, and every unit of Blood donated can save upto 3 lives.

"One can donate Blood irrespective of gender or age, I have donated Blood 25 times and Blood donation feels good and makes me happy, will donate Blood at far as I am eligible to donate'' said Kavitha Reddy Trustee Kaagaz Foundation.

Speaking at the camp Sunanda Reddy, President MMK said, "I thank Samarthanam Trust for giving us the place to organize Blood Donation Camp, in summers organizing these camps are very tough but this camp was very successful".