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Some 37% Eligible, But Only 7% Donate Blood

Posted By darryl On April 13, 2013 @ 8:30 am In Regional News | No Comments

CHILLICOTHE, MO — Last year 28,000 persons in the Community Blood Center’s service area needed a blood transfusion. This year that demand is expected to increase. According to America’s Blood Centers, 37% of the population is eligible to donate blood but just 7% actually donate. An awareness campaign emphasizing that those who donate want more than just 7% participation, in case everyone who donated actually needed a donation themselves. And

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