HDFC Bank’s blood donation drive on Dec 9
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Srinagar, Dec 7: The HDFC Bank, MS Shopping Mall, Residency Road here will organize a blood donation camp on Friday, Dec 9. This is part of its countrywide ‘blood donation drive’.
A spokesperson of the Bank in a statement said this will be “the nation’s biggest single-day blood donation campaign where individual donors, including many Bank executives, are expected to donate blood.”
The, according to the statement, has tied up with major hospitals and blood banks across the country for technical assistance.
“People in 521 Indian cities will be able to donate blood at over 679 designated centers.”
“This is HDFC Bank’s fifth such annual blood donation camp. The Bank started this initiative in 2007 when over 4000 volunteers came forward for a national cause. Since then the camp has grown in size and stature,” it said.
“In the very first year, over 4000 pints of blood were collected. Since then, the quantum of collection had jumped six-fold to touch over 25,500 pints last year.”
Bhavesh Zaveri, Country Head, Operations, HDFC Bank said: “The gap between demand and supply of blood is acute and growing in our country. So the Bank has come up with a mission to persuade people to donate blood to save others life.”
Meanwhile, the Bank said the people desirous to donate blood can log on to www.hdfcbank.com to get more information.
Lastupdate on : Tue, 6 Dec 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 6 Dec 2011 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Wed, 7 Dec 2011 00:00:00 IST
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