We have all heard how important donating blood is - it saves lives! Even if you do not know someone who needs blood, you should still think about giving. Did you know that donating blood can also be extremely benefical to the door as well? That's right. It's not just about help others, giving blood can help you, too.
Here are some benefits:
Most importantly, giving blood helps others in need – many patients rely on blood donations to live. The blood collected can help cancer patients, burn patients, people living with chronic diseases, sickle cell patients, and trauma patients.
There are a few different types of donations but basic donation requires you to be at least 17 years old, over 110 pounds, and in good health. Donations can be made about every 2 months - that’s how long it takes for your body to replenish the previously donated blood.
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