Cricket fans organize blood donation camp
KUWAIT CITY, June 17: The Blood Donation Camp was jointly organized by Predators XI Cricket Club, BDK Kuwait Chapter and American Society of Safety Professionals in collaboration with the Central Blood Bank and the Indian Embassy in Kuwait on World Blood Donor Day.
The camp was organized to mark the 60th anniversary of India-Kuwait diplomatic relations and to commemorate BDK UAE Coordinator Nitin Chandran, who passed away prematurely during the Covid relief operation.
At the camp held at Adan Blood Bank on Friday, June 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m; More than 65 people donated blood.
BDK Kuwait Chapter Patron Manoj Mavelikkara formally inaugurated the camp. In addition to being just a sport, he highlighted the extended support of the
American Society of Safety Professionals and Predators XI team, teammates and sponsors who undertake charitable activities such as blood donation. Predators XI team captain Ronnie Joseph presided over the ceremony. BDK Executive Committee member NimishKavalam spoke in praise of the blood donors. BDK Advisory Board Member Rajan Thottam presented the plaque of appreciation to the Predators XI team for the successful organization of the camp. Captain Ronnie Joseph presented the plaque of gratitude to the American Society of Safety Professionals.
The meeting greeted voluntary blood donors and blood donors’ organizations worldwide on the occasion of World Blood Donor Day.
Jitin Jose welcomed the gathering, and ASSP representative Safdar Ali Khan thanked them. BijiMurali moderated the events. Muneer PC, Deepu Chandran and Nalinakshan coordinated the event.
The camp was organized under the strict regulations of the Kuwaiti Ministry of Health. Certificates were distributed to all participants.
Sreekumar, Santosh, Vinod, Stephen, Sai, Rinosh, Sarath Saseendran (Predators XI), Balvant Singh (ASSP), Liny Jayan, SarathKattoor, Surendra Mohan, Thomas Adoor, Jay Krishnan, Jolly, Martin, Ratheesh, BeenaMurugan, Joby Baby (BDK) led the camp.
Those interested in participating in blood donation activities such as blood donation camps and awareness classes in collaboration with the Central Blood Bank or who need free blood donor services can contact BDK Kuwait helpline numbers 6999 7588/5151 0076.