The Welfare and Outreach Committee of the Bayanihan ng Manggagawa sa Konstruksiyon ng Qatar (BMKQ) in collaboration with Bantay at Kasangga (BaK) ng OFW International, Inc. – Qatar Chapter organized the 3rd Blood Donation Campaign held on July 1, 2022 at the new HMC Blood Donor Center.
“We are doing this campaign at least once in every quarter and we receive overwhelming support from many Filipino community organizations and volunteer-blood donors. This is our 3rd time of the campaign titled “Dugo Ko, Buhay Mo” (My Blood, Your Life)”, said Mr. Eliseo S. Bermido, President of BaK and Chair of BMKQ Education and Training Committee.
In addition to BMKQ and BaK, this 3rd blood donation campaign was supported by fourteen (14) community organisations namely Grupo Pilipino-OFW, Guardians Socialite Society International, Inc., Buhay Tsuper Doha Qatar, Guardians Alakdan Brotherhood International, Inc., Tropang Qabayan sa Qatar, Goal Keep Charity Qatar, Guardians Philippines International Inc. Anti-Crime Organisation, Qatar OFW Tambayan – Qatambayers 2022, OFW Advocates International, Confederation of Ilokano Association, Inc. known as Samahang Ilocano – CIAISI 61892 – State of Qatar, Buklod ng Bayaning Filipino sa Qatar, Bayanihan ng Domestic Workers sa Qatar (BDWQ) and Tropang Positive of Doha Qatar.
“On behalf of BMKQ Welfare and Outreach Committee and BDWQ, I would like to extend my sincerest appreciation and congratulations to 58 blood donors and all who intended to donate. You are all heroes as your blood may save lives sooner or later.”, said Ms. Rosario Daño – Chairperson of BMKQ Welfare and Outreach Committee.
There were 113 volunteers who participated but only 58 donors were finally qualified after examination at the HMC Blood Donor Center.