Thursday, July 12, 2012

Red Cross Boracay-Malay Chapter Blood Donation Activity Held Thursday

The Red Cross Boracay-Malay Chapter has received a number of donors.

According to Marlo Schoenenburger, the Red Cross Boracay-Malay Chapter Officer- In-Charge, the still ongoing Blood-letting activity has recorded more than 31 successful blood donors at the Health Center of Malay in the morning.

Schoenenburger said that the Blood-letting activity is in connection to the mandate of the local government of Malay which is to reach its target of 100 blood donors to help the province of Aklan in its need for blood.
Some of the donors were pre screened from the Local Government Unit, Philippine National Police of Malay and Coastguard.

According to the report, the mentioned donors were reminded not to drink alcohol, nor stay up late, and donors with tattoo were not allowed to donate blood to ensure that the donors’ blood were safe and clean.
The donated blood is to be brought to the town of Kalibo and Capiz for testing.

Meawhile, the call from the Red Cross for interested donors to donate blood was announced over the radio stations Easy Rock and Yes Fm 911 Boracay.

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