Blood donation drives in Pangasinan

FEBRUARY has been a busy month for the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) -Pangasinan chapter.

Raymund Lim, donor recruiter and iPRC Information officer, said business groups, local government units and schools usually mark the month as period for blood donations.

Lim said LGU-Labrador and the University of Pangasinan -PHINMA had their blood donation drive on February 11; San Carlos City Police Station, Feb 13; LGU-Bayambang/Sta. Barbara and St. Joseph Drugstores, Feb 14; LGU-Mangatarem, Feb 15; Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas-Pangasinan Chapter, Feb 18; Pangasinan State University -Binmaley (Feb 16); Pangasinan State University –Binmaley, Feb 16, and Lyceum Northwestern University, (Feb 17.

The Knights of Columbus of Bayambang will hold its own on Feb 26; University of Luzon, Feb 27; and Pangasinan School of Arts and Trade, Feb 28.

PRC celebrated its its 70th anniversary on February 17 and this was marked by the groundbreaking of a donated lot in San Carlos City. (VHS/PIA-Pangasinan)