CELEBRATING INDONESIAN RED CROSS ANNIVERSARY WITH BLOOD DONOR EVENT AT UNY
UNY Student Center (SC) received enthusiast volunteer who would donate their blood. This event was organized by UNY Students Activity Unit of Indonesia Red Cross Volunteer Corps (KSR PMI UNY) to celebrate 74th anniversary of Indonesia Red Cross
This event was fully supported by Indonesia Red Cross from Sleman and Yogyakarta Chapter. For those who willing to be a donor, there are several condition should be fulfilled namely physically and mentally healthy, at least 17 years old, not menstruating and taking drugs, and have a minimum body weight of 50kg.
From 08.00 - 16.00, KSR PMI UNY managed to get 72 blood bags from 169 blood donors. The blood bags were planned to be distributed to hospitals that need them. "So who needs it, then come to PMI," said Suparjo, PMI Yogyakarta Volunteer.
Indah Astriyani, the Blood Donor Action Committee stated that the procurement of blood donation was an effort of community service from UNY students to the public. "In the past two years the Community Service Division of KSR UNY has no social agenda. For this year, we are trying to bring up a work program that reflects [community service] again, "Indah said. (Muhammad Abdul Hadi/JK; Tj.Lak)