Activists for peace carried out different communitarian activities through several cities of the country, motivating citizens to be voluntary and regular blood donors. With awareness talks, informative brochures, the support of the media and the use of the social networks, the Global Embassy of Activists for Peace (GEAP) in Argentina, invited the citizens to participate in the Seventh International Marathon of blood donation “Life is in the Blood”.
Marathons started in Buenos Aires
On February 6th and 8th, the volunteers of the GEAP invited the people to the marathon that was developed along with the Hospital de Pediatría Garrahan, on February 10th, at the Salón Barracas del Sur, in the annex of the city of Avellaneda.
A tour for life in the city of Olavarria
The Activists for Peace of Olavarria, went house to house and at the pedestrian center of the city, they shared with the people the importance of being a blood donor, at the same time they showed them the opportunity of donating blood in the marathon that will be carried out on February 5th , in the town.
The media promoted the marathons in Tres Arroyos
On February 20th, the Activists for Peace placed posters around the commercial zone of the city of Tres Arroyos to promote the blood drive marathon, that was carried out on February 25th and 26th, in the Pirovano Hospital.
On February 24th, they diffused the information through the media, such as: Radio Lu24, Radio 3, Canal 2, Celta TV and in the journal La Voz del Pueblo, and they also sent the information through the digital version of the media.
Volunteers of the GEAP carried out awareness talks in Mendoza and Chaco
Through informative talks in the Sarmiento sidewalk of the city of Mendoza, the volunteers of the GEAP, on February 13th, 21st and 27th, invited the citizens to participate in the Seventh International Marathon of blood donation “Life is in the Blood”. Likewise on February 13th and 23rd, in Chaco, the Activists for Peace in the pedestrian center of the city of Resistencia, with awareness talks, shared with passersby’s the importance of blood donation.
The marathon was carried out on February 27th and had the support of the radio stations: Isla del Cerrito and Radio Nacional, where the volunteers of the GEAP showed the citizens that being a voluntary and regular blood donor is of benefit to the society.