Ceci’s SleevesUp Campaign

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I believe that we should donate what we can, and here exists a perfect opportunity to give of yourself to others, without even spending money – something your body produces naturally, blood. We are currently experiencing an emergency blood shortage. Every 2 seconds, someone needs blood, yet donors in the US are fewer than there should be. I know that giving blood may be inconvenient, but please consider donating your time and blood, which is invaluable to many patients who are in need of potentially life-saving transfusions.

Many of you reading this are my friends and in a similar age bracket to me, meaning that you are a young adult and likely to be medically healthy and eligible to donate. Many people, including myself, are currently ineligible to donate because of travel to certain regions of the world, medical conditions, having had homosexual activity in the past year (penis-penis) (a separate discussion on this ban is going on, look up proxy donations), etc. Less than 38 percent of the US population is eligible, and for this reason alone you should consider donating while you are healthy and young.

Your donation is crucial to maintaining our blood supply. You never know when you may be the one in need of blood!
Here is the link to finding a blood drive near you. https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/find-drive

Think about it: could you fit it into your schedule tomorrow? The day after? When you get back from vacation? On your day off from sports practice? After work on Monday? If you make donating blood a priority you CAN find the time to do it. It doesn’t take long, but your donation is invaluable.

My goal is to have 25 pledges to donation before Labor Day, when many of us in high school and college will be heading back to school, when our schedules will get busy. Summer is a great opportunity for you to make your generous donation.

What your donors are up to...

Take a photo of yourself donating blood and share it! Just use #SleevesUp

imran saab
RT @MuslimYouthUSA: At the end of June, #MuslimYouth of @MKA_Austin came together and helped @RoundRockMosque collect almost 40 units of bl… at 11.7.2020 14:31
Athar Ul-Haq
RT @MuslimYouthUSA: At the end of June, #MuslimYouth of @MKA_Austin came together and helped @RoundRockMosque collect almost 40 units of bl… at 11.7.2020 13:45
Mahbub Khan
RT @MuslimYouthUSA: At the end of June, #MuslimYouth of @MKA_Austin came together and helped @RoundRockMosque collect almost 40 units of bl… at 11.7.2020 06:06
MKA Kansas City
RT @MuslimYouthUSA: At the end of June, #MuslimYouth of @MKA_Austin came together and helped @RoundRockMosque collect almost 40 units of bl… at 11.7.2020 06:02
Muslim Youth USA
At the end of June, #MuslimYouth of @MKA_Austin came together and helped @RoundRockMosque collect almost 40 units o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… at 10.7.2020 14:04
Festival of Faiths
We believe giving blood is an expression of our common humanity. That’s why we are recruiting blood donors from all… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… at 10.7.2020 13:16
ThatJD
Game time for @ian_leonard #sleevesup you know things may be getting bad. at 8.7.2020 22:46
Gwinnett Daily Post
Georgia Gwinnett College teams up with American Red Cross for #SleevesUp campaign to attract blood donations… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… at 8.7.2020 20:00
Danielle C.
Yesterday's Highlight: This is all I wanted from Cast Previews. #sleevesup pic.twitter.com/WcvzJS2TSg at 8.7.2020 19:35
IKAR
RT @MJNewGround: Did you know that our MAJICians' #SleevesUp project with our partners at @IKAR_LA and @RedCrossLA is only 16 people away f… at 8.7.2020 18:55
The Charles Bronfman Prize
RT @MJNewGround: Did you know that our MAJICians' #SleevesUp project with our partners at @IKAR_LA and @RedCrossLA is only 16 people away f… at 8.7.2020 17:27
Shachar Cohen-Hodos
RT @MJNewGround: Did you know that our MAJICians' #SleevesUp project with our partners at @IKAR_LA and @RedCrossLA is only 16 people away f… at 7.7.2020 23:21
NewGround
Did you know that our MAJICians' #SleevesUp project with our partners at @IKAR_LA and @RedCrossLA is only 16 people… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… at 7.7.2020 22:22
Ismael
RT @MuslimYouthUSA: At the end of June, #MuslimYouth of @MKA__LA helped @thechinomosque host a blood drive & also answered the call of blo… at 7.7.2020 17:19
Red Cross Los Angeles
RT @MuslimYouthUSA: At the end of June, #MuslimYouth of @MKA__LA helped @thechinomosque host a blood drive & also answered the call of blo… at 7.7.2020 17:19