Re: Another donation for Fox River Grove
Deb Yarbrough (afn01452@FREENET.UFL.EDU)
Mon, 6 Nov 1995 22:02:13 -0500
On Mon, 6 Nov 1995, golden cliff wrote (talking about the recent=20
> When the tragedy occured, Heartland Blood Center had an emergency supply
> of blood on its way to the trauma center where the injured were being
> treated at within the hour. In the ER many kids needed blood, and many
> may have survived because their was enough blood on hand.
> We don't know when or where the next tragedy will strike. A safe supply =
> blood is a necessity for proper response to such emergencies. We can
> help our communities to "be prepared" for such a tragedy by spending a
> few minutes out of our day to donate a pint of blood.
We had a young scout to lose a father to cancer shortly before he was to=20
begin work on his Eagle project. Due to what he learned about the=20
shortage of bone marrow donors, and also suitable blood supplies, his=20
Eagle award was multi part. He raised the awareness of the community for=
both blood and marrow donations. He set up a multi year remembrance=20
blood drive at the church where he met for scouts to take place during=20
the month of his father's death. He set up a marrow donor program from=20
our neighborhood. =20
Wonderful ways to share our resources and give a great gift.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City