TPAD, Telangana People’s Association of Dallas conducted blood drive, second one in the year 2021. Earlier in the Year, TPAD has announced that they will conduct more community service activities and promptly delivered on the promise. In their second Blood drive campaign of the Year, there were 51 registrations to donate blood. According to Carter blood care, one of the largest blood centers in Texas who conducted the blood draw, confirmed that they have collected 39 Pints of blood, exceeding the goal for the day by 9 pints. With each Pint saving 3 lives, the Blood drive by TPAD helped save 117 lives. The 39 units of blood collected, would fulfill blood demand for high blood demanding medical procedures like 7 heart surgeries or 10 blood transfusions.
In the blood drive that took all day with 51 registrations, donors queued up for donating blood. TPAD has provided breakfast and lunch to all the donors. A local IT Company, IT Spin has provided much needed parking and other facilities necessary to conduct the blood drive.The blood drive was coordinated by Anuradha Mekala, guided by Ravikanth Mamidi, Madhavi Sunkireddy, Rao Kalvala and Goli Buchi Reddy and supported by entire TPAD team and young volunteers from the community.
With blood drive, TPAD has not only helped save lives, but also provided opportunity to students and youth from Frisco, Plano, Allen and Coppell to volunteer in the community service activity and gave them a taste of happiness of working for a noble cause.
Blood donors expressed deep regards to TPAD for organizing the drive, showing exceptional service and leaving a successful blood donation experience for them. The donors were well received and taken care by Carter’s technicians and TPADs volunteers.
TPAD conveyed thanks to Uma Bandaru of IT Spin, for providing facilities and parking for the carter Blood care team to draw blood and take care of blood donors. TPAD leadership and volunteers said it was their duty on behalf of Telugu community to conduct service activities and serve the needs of local community. TPAD expressed gratitude for the blood donors for taking their time and donating blood.