MTN Foundation to brighten more lives with 5th save-a-life Blood Donation Campaign

The MTN Ghana Foundation is set for the 5 th edition of its annual Valentine’s Day blood donation campaign to be rolled out on Friday,12 th February, 2016.

The exercise, dubbed “Save-a-Life,” is aimed at collecting1200 pints of blood at nine locations across Ghana.

The blood will go towards restocking the National Blood Bank as well as blood banks in Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, Effia Nkwanta Hospital in Takoradi, Tamale Teaching Hospital, Bolga Regional Hospital and Cape Coast Regional Hospital.

The blood donation drive is targeted at MTN employees as well as the general public and will take place at nine collection centres in six regions, as follows:

Region Location
Greater Accra MTN House, Independence Avenue, Accra

Central Aggrey Memorial SHS, Cape Coast
Western Fiaseman SHS-Bankyem, Tarkwa
MTN Market Circle Office Branch, Takoradi
Sekondi College,Sekondi
Ashanti Adum near Poku Trading Enterprise, Kumasi
St Joseph SHS, Mampong Asante
Northern Region Forecourt of Regional Library, Tamale

Upper East Ramsey Sports Stadium (formally Saint John’s Park), Bolga

Commenting on the upcoming event, MTN Ghana Foundation Executive Director Mrs. Cynthia Lumor said,”helping others by giving part of ourselves is an honour, and the MTN Ghana Foundation is pleased to lead a campaign that enables people to positively impact the lives of others. We see what we do at MTN as enabling endless opportunities, and as we prepare to show love to family and friends on Valentine’s Day, what better way is there to enable endless opportunities than to give the gift of life to those in need?”

MTN Ghana Foundation’s annual Valentine’s Day Save-a-Life blood donation campaign has been consistently recognized for its positive impact.

MTN received awards for being the highest corporate blood donor in 2013, second highest corporate donor in 2014 and one of the highest corporate donors in 2015.

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