Why I Donate Blood to the Red Cross
Today is World Blood Donor Day.
First established by the World Health Organization in 2005, WBDD, “serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood.”
Today, it just so happens, is also the day I’m donating blood myself. While I didn’t plan for my appointment to land on WBDD…