BAIG Security is partnering with Onyx Custom Cleaning Solutions and the Canadian Blood foundation in the month of December for a blood drive.
Onyx Custom Cleaning Solutions has events running through the entire month of December called December Day of Giving.
We will be hosting our blood drive on December 10 and December 12 in Burlington and Hamilton.
Make a difference this holiday season, donate blood and save lives.
why is it important to Donate Blood?
When you donate blood, it is used for patients in need of blood for surgery, blood transfusions, and cancer.
“Donating blood saves lives.”Dr. Robert DeSimone, director of transfusion medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Benefits of Donating Blood
- You receive a Free Health Screening. Like a mini-physical checkup.
- You will find out if you have Healthy Heart and Vascular System. This lowers the risk of heart attacks.
- A Happier, Longer Life
- One blood donation can save up to three live.
- You feel good. Knowing you have helped someone links to having positive health outcomes.
Blood Donation Tips
Here are some tips recommended by a doctor if you plan to give blood:
- Drink plenty of water. This is to keep you hydrated and prevent you from feeling light-headed after.
- Eat well before you donate. This is to ensure after donating you feel like yourself.
- Exercise before donating blood, not afterward. This is to prevent you from feeling dizzy.
- Take iron tablets. This is to boost production of iron and prevent from iron deficiency after donation.