522 blood donors donate for “love”
522 fellow citizens rushed to donate blood at the summer blood drives of Love, organized by the volunteer blood donor association of Xanthi in collaboration with the mobile blood donation units of the General Children's Hospitals "AGIA SOFIA" of Athens and "Georgios Papanikolaou" of Thessaloniki.
According to statement made by the association, in total, 478 of fellow citizens offered their blood. The statistics for the members of "AGAPI" are as follows: “Out of a total of 522 volunteers who came, 478 succeeded and donated blood, of which 342 were men and 136 were women. Our young volunteers aged 17 to 35 totaled 187 - 39.12% of the total, while several young parents aged 36 to 50 donated their blood, which totaled 190 and a participation rate of 39.75%. 124 new members were also added to the family of "love" (a percentage of 25.94% of the total).
26 bone marrow volunteers also came forward to donate their saliva and to support the World Donor Bank.