Amar Ujala Foundation organized a one of a kind blood donation camp at Kanpur in collaboration with Red Cross Society, where more than 250 people volunteered to donate blood. There were more than 200 people who were willing to, but couldnt donate their blood due to unexpected turn out of the crowd at the camp. Not only blood, more than 325 people registered themselves for donating their eyes, organs and body.
At the same time and venue a parallel health camp for full body health checkup was also organized, with various on the spot lab facilities, where hundreds of people were examined and given medications,prescribed by the top Doctors of the city.
We have between 4 to 6 litres of blood in our adult bodies depending on size. There are tens of thousands of pints of blood that are needed every day to help people. Blood donated by people like us can save a hundred lives. Your blood could save a baby, a child, a mother, a father, a grandfather, a grandmother.It is a God given gift we all have inside of us. Transferring a pint of blood will be nothing to us , but it may gift life to somebody in need.