Hat Yai and nearby citizens are invited to join a blood drive


BANGKOK, 22 August 2014  –The Regional Blood Centre XII Thai Red Cross Society of Songkhla province along with the Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) is inviting the public to participate in a blood donation activity, at Plaza Square of Hat Yai Municipality, tomorrow.( Saturday) 

Those who live in Songkhla province or nearby, are advised that on Saturday 23rd August 2014, at 9:00-9:30 a.m. a rally and walking event is being held along Saneha Nusorn Rd. in front of Lee Garden Plaza Hotel heading to Plaza Square. All members of the public are invited to come and donate their blood at a blood donation event which will last from 11.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.. A mobile blood bus will be parked in the court of the plaza square, Hat Yai City, Songkhla province.

This activity was initiated by SCB Bank in 2011 in order to help supply blood to the Thai Red Cross, and to make sure that a sufficient supply of blood was available for patients who needed it nationwide. This kind of activity is held in various provinces and is able to supply no less than 50 million CCs of blood to the Red Cross each year. The SCB has also donated six blood donation buses to the Red Cross as well.

Those who come to donate will receive free a limited T-shirt as well.