we can save a life
provided comfort and aid to those in need since
1881, the Red Cross quickly adopted Blood Services
as a fundamental part of its humanitarian mission.
as a war relief effort to provide life-saving
blood for soldiers during World War II, Red Cross
Blood Services has grown to become an industry
leader — collecting and distributing half
the nation's blood supply.
the technology and science, however, is
only made possible by one simple selfless act:
An average person takes time out of his busy schedule
to give a piece of himself so that someone he
will never know has a chance to live.
This incredible act of kindness, that allows a
stranger to celebrate another birthday, give birth
to a child, or share another Thanksgiving dinner
with family and friends, is at the heart of what
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