Bloody good for blood bank

The Riverine Herald - - NEWS -

MORE than 500 blood do­na­tions were pro­vided dur­ing the re­cent visit to Echuca by the Aus­tralian Red Cross Blood Ser­vice’s trav­el­ling donormobile.

Blood Ser­vice spokesman Colin Lit­tle­john thanked the 506 donors for their gen­erosi- ty, which he said saved 1518 lives.

Mr Lit­tle­john also en­cour­aged peo­ple to do­nate next time the blood donormobile vis­ited Echuca from Jan­uary 15 to Fe­bru­ary 9 — and spread the mes­sage to fam­ily and friends.

‘‘One in three Aus­tralians will need blood or a blood prod­uct in their life­time, but only one in 30 cur­rently do­nates,’’ he said.

To make an ap­point­ment for the next donormobile visit, call 131 495 or visit www.do­nate­blood.com.au

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