Sam Nammoura, spokesman for the group, told the Calgary Herald: "In Syria, the donation of blood is considered the highest form of loyalty to the community".
"I donate for several reasons", said Joe Michielson, a donor at the Lethbridge blood clinic.
Mike Stredder, director of blood donation at NHS Blood and Transplant, said: "It's New Year and like many of us, you may be thinking about the year ahead and some changes you'd like to make to your life". The response was huge, with hundreds of refugees wanting to give blood. "It has really snowballed, everyone wants to give".
Twitter reacts to Patrick Mahomes getting the start at quarterback for KC
With nothing on the line but pride against their longtime rivals, Reid has chose to sit starter Alex Smith in favor of Mahomes. He went on to say he has no expectations for Mahomes and he just wants him to get reps and have some fun.
Pictou County residents are asked to book their appointments by downloading the GiveBlood app, visiting the website blood.ca or calling 1888-236-6283.
"They're giving back to the community, they're saving lives and giving the gift of life".
On Dec. 16, 2017 Canadian Blood Services put out a call for more blood donors over the holiday season, saying 35,000 open appointments needed to be filled across Canada before January 6, 2018.
Powerball Winning Numbers Announced; No Winners Yet
It's those mega jackpots that prompt people who normally wouldn't buy a ticket to throw down $2 (or more) for a chance to win. If a MI player win's Friday's $306 million jackpot, it would be the largest Mega Millions prize won in the state.
UBS says during the holiday season, blood donations tend to drop about 40 percent and it's during that time that donations are needed most.
A New Liskeard Blood Donor Clinic will be open Thursday, December 28, from 2 p.m.to 7 p.m. and Friday, December 29, from 12 to 3 p.m.at Riverside Place in New Liskeard. "Plasma we can freeze and it will last up to a year, red cells last 42 days, but platelets only last for seven days".
While all blood types help patients, Canadian Blood Services says the supply of O-negative blood is in particular demand. As the universal blood type, patients in an emergency situation can all receive O blood.
Dirk Koetter will be Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach in 2018
Despite a nine-year layoff, Gruden has been putting together a staff behind the scenes and is serious about making a return. Koetter is 13-18 in his two seasons as head coach of the Bucs.
Blood donation takes about an hour from check-in to refreshments.
- PUBG Xbox Update Expands Squad Mode, Offers Players More Options
- Mayweather Won't Fight in MMA or Box Again — Showtime's Espinoza
- Kabul blast kills 25 at Afghan Voice news agency, cultural center
- Iranians protest at corrupt clerics as inflation soars
- SoftBank's Tender Bid For Uber Massively Successful
- Three Rockets Fired into Southern Israel; Israel Stikes Hamas Facilities in Gaza
- Is Arizona's flu season historically bad this year?
- Snapchat Working on "Stories Everywhere" Feature for Sharing Content Outside Snap Platform
- Huawei's 2018 roadmap leaked, includes four Honor and three P-series phones
- Khloé Kardashian Reveals How Close She Is to Giving Birth