Mumbai, Aug 21: A blood donation drive was organized at Bunts Center, Juinagar on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day, Wednesday, 15th August 2018. The Blood Donation drive was organized by the Bombay Bunts Association Youthwing supported by Bombay Bunts Association Bunts Institute of Higher Education and conducted by Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai. All the medical support was arranged by the Blood Bank of Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai.
The event was inaugurated by President of Bombay Bunts Association Advocate Subhash Shetty in the presence of committee members, Mr. Nilesh Kadam, Emergency Team Apollo Hospital, Mr Chetan Gosavi, Blood Bank Team Apollo Hospital, Dr. Puneet Jain – Blood Bank Officer Apollo Hospital, Youthwing and Ladies wing members, students and staff of Bombay Bunts Association Bunts Institute of Higher Education.
The event began at 10:00 a.m. after the Flag Hoisting Ceremony. Right from the beginning, a number of enthusiastic volunteers came forward for participating in this noble cause and donate their blood. The activity of blood donation was started by Students and Staff of Bombay Bunts Association Bunts Institute of Higher Education thereafter Youthwing members and other donors joined the event. Before allowing the donors for blood donation, a mandatory medical test was performed to check their various health parameters, like body weight, blood pressure, blood sugar etc. so that the donor may not face any kind of problem due to blood donation. In order to provide maximum care to the health of the donor’s, organizers had made arrangement for an ample supply of breakfast, lunch tea, and coffee throughout the duration of the camp.
There was an overwhelming response from students, staff, youthwing and other donors a total of 69 units were collected in the camp. Some of the donors who could not donate this time were assured for donation in the next camp. A Certificate of appreciation, donation card, freebies, refreshment was given to each donor as a token of gratitude.
The community came together to participate with great enthusiasm and deepened social awareness among them. Throughout the morning, there were smiles and laughter all around - a true embodiment of what we believe in - selfless service with a smile.
On the eve of International Youth Day, Bombay Bunts Association Youthwing had organized a BLS (Basic Life support) Session & How to act in Life-threatening Emergencies for Students and Staff of Bombay Bunts Association Bunts Institute of Higher Education at Bunts Center, Juinagar on Saturday, 11th August 2018. This session was conducted by Apollo Hospitals,Navi Mumbai Emergency Team consisting of Mr. Nilesh Kadam, Dr. Anuprita Harne, and Team
In line with the many activities undertaken in the past by our Youthwing, we are determined to organize many outreach social awareness and cultural programmes for the youth of our Bunt community, as these programmes bring about some positivity’s, one of which is raising awareness amongst the youth through such events. Another is that it also serves as a reminder that we need to be active in social causes and continue to engage the community in doing the same.
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