Soldiers donate 88,200 cc of blood PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 24 May 2012 14:16

KUTA SANG-AN, Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur  — In support of national development and in helping save lives by donating blood, the Army’s premier division under the command of Brig. Gen. Ricardo Rainier G. Cruz III, donated to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), Pagadian City under its chapter coordinator Hildaliza F. Munoz last May 19, 88,200 cc of blood taken from 196 personnel of the Army Division

The activity meant to provide the local Red Cross with adequate supply of blood to sustain its requirements for the public, and to manifest the spirit of “Bayanihan” or collaborative efforts among peace stakeholders and the Philippine Army.

The event was participated by candidate soldiers (CS) and personnel from division headquarters.

Munoz expressed her heartfelt gratitude to the blood donors and to the Tabak Chief in its commitment to support the PRC programs and the strong voluntarism in helping others who are in life-threatening situations.

Gen. Cruz thanked the CS applicants who actively and willingly participated in the bloodletting activity.

“The blood you donated will help save and prolong the lives of others not only in war, but also to mothers who need it during unstable delivery and persons with blood related disease,”  Cruz said.