Blood can circulate forever if you keep donating it!
If you’re a blood donor, you’re a hero to someone, somewhere, who received your gracious gift of life. Blood is a life, pass it on!
Blood donation benefits
Benefits for the donor:
- Contributing to the community - Blood donors provide a vital service to the community. Making a difference in the lives of others can boost a donor’s sense of well-being.
- Weight management - There are claims that giving blood burns 650 calories.
- Blood pressure - Some research has suggested that donating blood may also reduce blood pressure.
- Overall health - In 2007, researchers looked at the data of over 1 million blood donors. Among the participants, there was a 30% lower chance of dying from any cause and a 4% lower chance of developing cancer. The authors concluded that “blood donors enjoy better than average health.