Mangaluru, Feb 22, 2019: Aloysians gave the greatest gift to the mankind by donating blood during the blood donation camp. The camp was organized by the Youth Red Cross Unit of St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru in association with Wenlock District Hospital Blood Bank & KMC Blood Bank, on Tuesday 19 February, 2019 in the College Auditorium.
As there was scarcity for the blood in the blood banks of the city, Presidents and members of Youth Red cross unit of the college decided to organize the camp in the college. Camp was held from 9.00 AM to 2.00 PM in the college Auditorium. More than 250 students turned up for the call and a total of 180 units of blood was collected.
Principal, Rev Fr Praveen Martis supported the camp and camp was organized under the guidance of Dr Sharath Kumar and Mr Bhavani Shankar Blood bank officers of Wenlock and KMC hospital respectively. They expressed their gratitude to the Institution for the opportunity provided to conduct the camp in the college.
About 30 Red Cross volunteers supported the staff members of Wenlock and KMC hospital throughout the camp. Red cross Presidents Ms Premalatha Shetty, and Mr Arjun Prakash were present during the camp and supported the volunteers.