75 units of blood collected at camp

A blood and eye donation camp was organized at St Vivekanand Millennium School,HMT Township,Pinjore in collaboration with the Blood Bank,GMCH,Sector 32,Chandigarh under the aegis of Vivekanand Chhattr Utthan Manch

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: July 30, 2012 2:18:18 am

A blood and eye donation camp was organized at St Vivekanand Millennium School,HMT Township,Pinjore in collaboration with the Blood Bank,GMCH,Sector 32,Chandigarh under the aegis of Vivekanand Chhattr Utthan Manch (VCUM) on Sunday. As many as 75 units of blood were collected and 90 people gave their consent to donate their eyes.

In addition to a parent-teacher meeting,a free eye checkup camp by Himachal Eye Hospital,Kalka and a free dental checkup camp by Bhojia Dental College,Baddi,was also organized for the parents of the students.

Dr.(Col) GP Taneja,Secretary,Haryana State Red Cross Society,Chandigarh was the chief guest. The guest of honour was Swami Anupamanandji,Secretary,Ramakrishna Mission Ashram,Chandigarh.

Each donor was provided refreshment after the blood donation. Certificates of appreciation and mementos were awarded to the facilitators to recognize their contribution. Special awards were given to Group-D and staff members of the school who donated blood. Every donor was gifted a sapling to plant.

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