You might not realize how important certain letters are until they’re gone. A, B and O are the main blood types and when not enough people donate blood, A’s, B’s and O’s may be missing from hospital shelves when a critical patient arrives. Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood.
But for the past four years, new Red Cross blood donors have declined by about 80,000 each year. In one of the worst health crises of the modern world, we are also experiencing one of the worst blood bank shortages on record.
The American Red Cross is facing the worst blood shortage in over a decade which poses huge risks and weight on doctors to make difficult decisions on who receives blood transfusions and who needs to wait until more supplies are available.
Lightsource bp is helping the American Red Cross hit a goal of 50 new donations this spring. Join us in meeting our company goal of 50 pledges, so patients have access to the lifesaving care they need. Make and keep an appointment today to give blood to the American Red Cross.
Simply select the pledge button on the right and enter your zip code to find all blood donation opportunities near you! Thank you for recycling yourself to help save a life!