Youth Offering Alternatives to Drugs and Alcohol
Broken Bow High School YOADA blood drive results:
43 presenting donors
36 units - lots of first time donors!!!! Thank you to all who volunteered to donate!
Did you know that 1 pint of blood can save up to 3 lives?
Did you know that every 2 seconds someone needs a blood transfusion?
Did you know that 5 million patients in the US need blood every year?
Did you know that less than 38 percent of the population is eligible to give blood but only 8% do?
Did you know that blood cannot be manufactured; it can only come from volunteer donors? And student volunteer donors that give blood three times will be eligible to apply for a scholarship from the Red Cross!
Did you know that 30 million blood components are transfused each year?
Did you know that adults have 10-12 pints of blood in their body? Only 1 pint is given during a donation.
Did you know that the Red Cross holds more than 200,000 blood drives every year?
Do you know how important it is to eat a good breakfast and get extra fluids before donating blood? Take care of yourself so you can help take care of others!
Did you know that the need is constant and the gratification is instant?