“This is the sixth time ANSARA is doing this. We welcome any parties or individuals that is willing to drive for our annual Pre-Ramadhan Blood Donation campaign“.
Persatuan Bekas Pelajar MRSM Malaysia (ANSARA) President Dato’ Mukhriz Mahathir, spoke to media while donating blood in AEON Jusco AU2, Setiawangsa, Kuala Lumpur. This is his sixth time donating blood during the annual campaign, usually done the weekend before Ramadhan. The purpose is to top up for National Blood Bank for the month of Ramadhan, where the amount collected is lowered compared to the increased demand.
“Donating blood is something everyone could do. It is costless, and yet it is very valuable”.
ANSARA is co-organising with AEON Co. Bhd, and National Blood Bank provide the expertise and equipments. It is done simultaneously in 31 locations nationwide. So far in previous campaign, over 29,000 pints of blood were collected from the public. Amongst some NGOs which participated in this campaign Sathiya Sai Baba, Asputra, along with corporate entities such as Penang Development Corporation, Port of Tanjung Pelepas, Taman Tamadun Islam, Hospital Penawar and Sabah Credit Corporation.
Mukhriz also thanked everyone for their support and assistance in this campaign.