World Blood Donor Day is celebrated on 14th June to express gratitude towards blood donors, and raise awareness around the need for safe blood and blood products that save millions of lives each year. Brands too join the cause and contribute with World Blood Donor Day campaigns to help spread the word.
The birth anniversary of Karl Landsteiner who distinguished the main blood groups, and helped devise a system for the classification of blood groups, the most crucial information that makes blood transfusions possible today. This year, the theme for all the World Blood Donor Day campaigns is “Be there for someone else. Give blood. Share life”.
Brands from a host of different categories and sector are doing their best to spread awareness around the virtues, and importance of blood donation, and how it can help save a person’s life in times of emergency.
Creative illustrations, short videos, GIFs and campaign films, Social Samosa presents a list of all the World Blood Donor Day campaigns that are throwing their weight behind a good cause.
Punjab National Bank
It takes heart to #donateblood and save lives. #PNB thank all blood donors for making a difference. If you too wish to do something good for others, #WorldBloodDonorDay is a good day to start. pic.twitter.com/nEHUQu7b4i— Punjab National Bank (@pnbindia) June 14, 2018
Ministry of Health
Blood is needed regularly for patients with diseases such as Thalassemia and Haemophilia, & also for the treatment of injuries after an accident, major surgeries, Anaemia, etc. Donate blood, save lives. https://t.co/K6xHrglPde— Ministry of Health (@MoHFW_INDIA) June 14, 2018
#WorldBloodDonorDay #SwasthaBharat #AyushmanBharat pic.twitter.com/qsSDWT1q5b
Indian Air Force
#WorldBloodDonorDay : On the World Blood Donor Day, IAF wholeheartedly participates to raise awareness on the need for safe blood, blood products & to thank blood donors for their voluntary, life-saving gifts. JaiHind!! pic.twitter.com/h2z6F3c6XF— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) June 14, 2018
For #WorldBloodDonorDay, Googler David Spangenthal shares the story of his daughter, Sophie, and how you can easily find a donation drive near you with @RedCross and @googlemaps → https://t.co/apB2gqZtGh pic.twitter.com/nTSkch0GXh— Google (@Google) June 13, 2018
Dr Reddy’s Laboratories
All India Radio
Fortis Hospital Ludhiana
Apollo Hospitals Delhi
BOLD Transgender Modeling Agency
Bharti AXA General Life Insurance
JK Lakshmi Cements
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