The USP Lautoka Campus’ second blood drive for this year, held on Saturday 27th September, received an overwhelming response and support from donors.
A total of 53 pints of blood was collected at the drive which can potentially save up to 159 lives.
Amongst the donors were a group of prison officers as well as staff and students of USP and other regular donors.
The drive aims to promote awareness among students and staff of USP on the importance of blood donation and its role in saving the lives of people whilst it also reinforces the Campus’ engagement to community service.
USP Lautoka Campus Blood Drive Organising Committee Chairman Upendra Kumar said he was really pleased with the huge turnout at the blood drive and thanked everyone for their support.
“We urge more people to support this worthy cause in future,” he said.