Listen: When Blood Runs Dry and Why Donating is Never "in Vein"

Aug 26, 2021

Giving blood helps save lives. The availability of a reliable, clean blood supply is not something we should take for granted – it relies on the generosity of strangers giving up not only their time, but one of their 10 units of blood! 

Following on from our World Blood Donor Day blog, the Teckro team share their experiences and motivations for donating. From Conor’s first ever blood donation to Kelly’s third-generation family tradition, we discuss why it is important that these stories are shared.   

Listen to this podcast to learn more about Kelly and Conor’s top tips for giving blood, needle-nerves, and why toy monkeys are exempt from the exclusion criteria...

"It's one of those things that you take for granted and it's not until you or someone you know needs that blood supply that you realize that this is just off the generosity of people donating blood."

There is no better time than today to get started. Below are resources for blood donation in the US, the UK and Ireland:

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