Topic: Australian Red Cross Lifeblood
The Australian Red Cross was flooded with donations today when the ship’s company of HMAS Huon rolled up their sleeves in Sydney to support the 2013 Defence Blood Challenge.
With the Ambassador for this year’s Defence Blood Challenge, Petty Officer Cartrena Skinner, being part of NUSHIP Canberra’s ship’s company, personnel are well versed on the importance of donating blood.
Navy is aiming to achieve 2000 donations in the annual Defence Blood Challenge this year which kicked off on 1 September and finishes on 30 November.
This week marks the beginning of the annual Defence Blood Challenge, running for three months from 1 September until 30 November around Australia.
Diets and healthy-eating resolutions were momentarily forgotten at Anglesea Barracks in Tasmania on Friday as personnel from all three services and the Barrack’s support staff enjoyed a decadent morning tea - for a great cause.
Vice Chief of the Defence Force, Air Marshal Mark Binskin, joined Australian Red Cross Blood Service CEO Jennifer Williams today to launch Australia’s largest blood donation event at the Australian Red Cross Blood Service Donation Centre in Canberra.
Close to 100 defence personnel rolled up their sleeves and donated the gift of life, when the Australian Red Cross Blood Donation Service visited HMAS Stirling recently.