Noida: Luxmi Narayan mandir Trust, Noida, Sector 56 has organised the 18th blood donation camp on March 6, 2022. To make the effort a success, a cycle rally was organised to motivate people for blood donation on 27 February 2022 from Noida stadium to Laxmi Narayan mandir. To further the cause another similar cycle rally will be organised on March 5, 2022.
The Blood donation camp will be organised at the Lawn Tennis ground, Noida Stadium on March 6, 2022, between 8.30 am to 5 pm. Along with this, a painting contest will also be organized for children. The children will be allowed to participate on the condition that one of the parents must donate blood at this camp.
Fifty-one participants in the painting competition would be rewarded and the top five contestants will be given special prizes. Volunteers of the trust shared that the Noida police commissioner had assured them that he would be the first donor on that day and also motivate others to participate in this event as blood donors.
The trust has been organising blood donation camps since 2011.
Karan Veer Aneja, a volunteer of the trust says, “Sunday(February 27, 2022) cycle rally was very helpful to spread awareness on blood donation. We will organise another cycle rally on Saturday(March 5, 2022) for the promotion of the blood donation camp. About 50 volunteers will participate in this. We feel very grateful to be part of this blood donation camp.”
Abhishek Jain, another volunteer says, “I have been with this trust for the last eight years, volunteering in these camps regularly. Blood donation is very important for us. With the help of a cycle rally, we spread awareness in the mass."
Ashok Gupta, Project Director says, “Blood donation camp is the main priority of Luxmi Narayan mandir. We are organising the first blood donation camp this year. With this camp, we aim to set a target to collect about 111 units of blood. This will be a mega blood donation camp in the district.," He adds further, "To date, we have collected 5,000 units of blood which we distribute to the Indian Army and AIIMS hospital. In the Covid period, we organised roadside blood donation camps," he added.