BALANGA CITY, Bataan – The Philippine Red Cross Bataan recently conducted its 2nd Dugong Bayani bloodletting activity with the theme, “If you’re a blood donor, you are a hero to someone, somewhere who received precious blood”.
Charlie Gatbunton, Red Cross Bataan OIC, said the bloodletting activity was in line with the province’ annual commemoration of Araw ng Kagitingan on April 9.
He said they collected 80 bags of blood, each bag contains 450 ml blood. The activity was held at the Plaza Mayor De Balanga.
“We thank those who donated blood and we are continuously appealing to our kababayans to support our bloodletting activities. We want to have adequate stock of blood for the need of the people of Bataan”, he said.
Aside from the blood donors, Gatbunton also thanked the volunteers who assisted in the activity.