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Emergency Services Blood Challenge 2016

By: John Lloyd

Category: Events / Fundraising / Offers

  10.43 AM 20 May, 2016


Location: General

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The Red Cross Blood Bank conducts an Annual Blood Challenge during winter every year from 1 June to 31 August. 

The 2016 Challenge will be Launched on 1 June 2016. 

CFA Staff & Volunteers have been donating Blood for many years with some of our donors reaching the 100 donations club. CFA in 2015 made a total of 2260 donations during the year.

The Red Cross Blood Service conduct an Emergency Services Blood Challenge in winter when blood supplies can get to critical low levels. The 2016 ESO Blood Challenge will be Launched at the new Red Cross Donor Centre on Wednesday 1 June at 367 Collins Street (CBD) Melbourne.

In 2015 CFA and VicPOL were the front runners during the 3 month Challenge with VicPOL beating us in the last week by only 15 donations so this year we need to "roll up our sleeves" and donate! All donations of Whole Blood, Plasma, and Platelets are counted so Book your next appointment between 1 June and 31 August and make your donation count and ensure we beat VicPOL this year!

The Score from 2015:

VicPOL = 604

CFA = 589

Just make sure when you make your appointments to register your Donation with CFA RED 25 

Last Updated: 20 May 2016