“Blood donations have never been more important, and everyone can play a part in making sure that people who need blood are able to get it,” said Bill Block, BCA president and CEO. “What we see is that over 45% of blood donations come from donors that are over 50, and the average age of donors is increasing each year. We need to engage younger generations in order to maintain an available blood supply.”
Esports powerhouse Team Liquid (TL) knows a thing or two about taking damage in the virtual realm. They also know there’s always a way to heal. In the real world, every 90 seconds someone requires a blood transfusion. That’s why TL is inviting gamers to #HealForReal by saving lives through blood donation. The team is partnering with Blood Centers of America (BCA), of which Carter BloodCare is a member, in this year-long campaign. Team Liquid is encouraging fans to visit HealForReal.us and find a Carter BloodCare donation center near you. When you donate, just ask for your limited-edition Team Liquid #HealForReal T-shirt while supplies last!
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