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August 1, 2007

Cheated by Red Cross

Filed under: Random thoughts — joannestamplis @ 3:27 pm

I felt so cheated. I just found out that the Red Cross actually sell the blood that people donate to those who need them. I have always thought that they will provide blood to those who need them for free. And one day if I need it, I will get them too. Instead, if I ever need it, I will have to pay to get my own blood. I don’t know how I feel about this now. I was supposed to donate blood yesterday but I cancelled it last minute.

I know they said that they need money to prepare and store the blood but I don’t think selling the blood was the way to go. Especially when I found out that the CEO makes quite a lot of money ~ hundreds of thousand a year. I feel like they are making profit with my blood and I don’t agree with that. They are supposed to be non-profit assosiation. Someone should do something about this.

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3 Comments »

  1. that’s why you donate to the blood bank instead…

    Comment by Lil — August 2, 2007 @ 10:03 am

  2. Yeah, but me being so ignorant, I thought they ARE the blood bank. Now I have to go some where else to donate.

    Comment by joannestamplis — August 2, 2007 @ 3:21 pm

  3. i don donate my blood….last time i am too thin, now should be ok liao 😛

    Comment by jerry — August 6, 2007 @ 10:55 pm


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