Latest News

LIME Foundation launches Blood Drive 2014

Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 3:51 PM    

Print this page Email A Friend!


KINGSTON, Jamaica-- In an effort to bolster and encourage a culture of voluntary blood donation, the LIME Foundation, in collaboration with the National Blood Transfusion Service, today launched Blood Drive 2014 at the Blood Bank.

Slated for Friday, August 29, Blood Drive 2014 is being staged to increase public awareness about blood shortage, the need for increased donations and the purpose and health benefits derived from donating blood.

So far, some 53 companies from Half-Way-Tree to Cross Roads, the businesses being targeted for blood donation on the day of the drive, have been sensitized about Blood Drive 2014.

LIME Foundation is hoping to collect 100 units at its Half-Way-Tree Road offices next Friday, even incorporating an incentive and reward programme for every donor on the day.

Anika Richards

Like our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/jamaicaobserver

Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/JamaicaObserver

ADVERTISEMENT

POST A COMMENT

HOUSE RULES

 

1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper – email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy



comments powered by Disqus
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Poll

Is it OK for the NHT to venture into businesses other than housing?
Yes
No


View Results »


ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT