Gov. Daniel Fernando give thanks to a blood donor. PPAO photo

CITY OF MALOLOS– A total of 252 bags of blood were collected via the Mobile Blood Donation program initiated by the Provincial Government of Bulacan through the Provincial Health Office-Public Health in cooperation with the Central Luzon Center for Health Development- Regional Voluntary Blood Services Program and Damayang Filipino Movement, Inc. held at the Bulacan Capitol Gymnasium in this city last Saturday.

Bulakenyos in dire need of blood transfusion from government and private hospitals in the province will be the beneficiaries of the collected blood.

Governor Daniel R. Fernando and Vice Gov. Alexis C. Castro personally thanked the blood donors for their heroic act that could save a lot of lives.

“Maraming salamat po sa inyong ginawang pagmamalasakit sa ating kapwa Bulakenyo. Diyos na po ang bahalang gumanti sa inyong kabutihan,” the governor said.

Some of the groups that donated blood include Philippine National Police-Bulacan, Kabalikat, Ulirang Ina, BHW Federation of Bulacan, Triskelion De Bulacan Provincial, 304th Army Reservist, Civil Security Unit, Provincial Civil Security and Jail Management Office, PGB employees, Bureau of Fire Protection-Bulacan, and Pulo ng Iilan Masonic Lodge No. 439.

The event was also part of the National Blood Donor’s Month celebration in the Province of Bulacan.