The sixth blood donation initiative

The sixth blood donation initiative

The whole world observes June 14 as an International Day of voluntary blood donors. The Samaritans Association together with the Regional Centre of Haematology - Stara Zagora is organizing their sixth blood donation campaign this week. It is part of the Samaritans campaign aimed at promoting voluntary blood donation and expressing great gratitude to voluntary donors for their life-saving gift - the donated blood.

The initiative will be held on June 17, 2011, from 10:00 to 13:00 in the Social Services for Children and Families Complex in Stara Zagora city - 205 Hristo Botev str. The extreme guys from Offroad Club Stara Zagora joined the campaign as partners. Their main task is promoting the voluntary blood donation among their fans. A part of the local business in Stara Zagora will take care for the good atmosphere of the blood donation initiative. Cafeteria "Den Rojden" will provide cakes, muffin and sweets. Every blood donor will receive a bottle of red wine "Cherga" from Vinimpeks. Also, there will be a chocolate pleasure, thanks to Kraft Foods Bulgaria and 30% discount voucher for purchasing products Motorex, provided by Autocenter AutoExtreme, Stara Zagora.Our friends from Alpha vision shared donation as information stickers and helped the campaign reaching more people.

Statistics show that the need is urgent! About 90 million units of blood are donated each year, but the demand for blood products continues to grow. Fortunately, more and more people get involved in saving lives through the voluntary blood donation.

Just do it!
Inform yourself about the vital role of blood donations!
Come motivated and DONATE!
We are expecting you!

Since 2008, every year the Samaritans Association has been organizing 2 blood donation initiatives, one through June and the other - December. The Samaritans team recognizes the need for voluntary donations. In Stara Zagora region there are about 30 children who monthly need blood transfusion, due to their rare disease called "talassemia major".

Key facts of 2010 you can find here.