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Blood Donation 2016

Blood Donation Day

Colin Amodeo —

In the Assembly Hall on 1 September, 54 students and staff members turned up to donate. Only seven were unable to do so, for various reasons and the 47 donors each provided a unit of blood.

As New Zealand Blood Donor Recruiter Atawhai Te Heu explained the next day,

‘This was a fantastic number for your school during the Winter Tournament week. 36 of those 47 were new donors. That’s a huge amount of new donors for a mobile! Thank you to Shirley Boys students and teachers for supporting the New Zealand Blood Service. You guys are really amazing!’