On this day, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day (WBDD). The event serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood.
There are many SANBS blood donation centres open to the public. To find the location nearest to you, click on map, or you may consider motivating your employer to host a blood drive at your offices for the convenience of all staff members. You can also 0800 119 031.