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Blood donation is the gift of life, don’t let it go to waste away.

One donation can
save multiple lives.

Facts About Blood Donation

Just 1 donation can save up to 3 lives.

Someone needs blood every two seconds.

The average red blood cell transfusion is 3 pints (or 3 whole-blood donations).

You cannot get AIDS or any other infectious disease by donating blood.

More than 38,000 blood donations are needed every day.

One unit of whole blood is roughly the equivalent of one pint.

Blood makes up about 7% of your body’s weight.

10 pints: amount of blood in the body of an average adult.

After donating, you replace the fluid in hours & the red blood cells within 4weeks.

Females receive 53% of blood transfusions; males receive 47%.

One unit of blood can be separated into several components: RBC, plasma, platelets & cryoprecipitate.

More than 1 million people are diagnosed with cancer every year. Many of them will need blood(sometimes daily) during chemotherapy.

The actual blood donation usually takes about 10min. The entire process from the time you sign-in to the time you leave, takes about an hour.

Four main RBC types: A, B, AB and O. Each can be positive or negative for the Rh factor. AB is the universal recipient; O negative is the universal donor of RBCs.

Healthy adults who are at least 17 years old & at least 110 pounds may donate about a pint of blood, the most common form of donation, every 56 days, or every two months.

Why You Should Donate Blood?

There are no substitutes for blood, platelets or plasma—they cannot be manufactured. Patients in need of blood or blood products must rely on donations from people like you. Those who are hesitant about donating blood for the first time often find that the donation process is easy and that saving lives is deeply gratifying. Do you know blood donation is actually beneficial? Here is why:

Save lives.

Reduces the risk of heart & liver diseases.

Lower the risk of cancer.

Improve your mental wellbeing.

Maintain your body weight.

Lower cholesterol level.

Lower cholesterol level.​

Whenever you donate blood, you’re giving someone the opportunity to have a new lease on life, not to mention that you’re also giving your overall health a great boost.