Employees of Coca-Cola Hellenic Company took part in the donor action
On April 28, the Voronezh branch of Coca-Cola Hellenic has passed the Donor Day. The action was attended by 25 employees of the company who have donated 8.5 liters of whole blood. Whole blood was transferred to the Voronezh Regional Blood Transfusion Centre.
Before becoming a donor, every employee of the company has passed the obligatory medical examination during which the pressure of the potential donors was measured and blood exanimated. Based on the results of procedure which took about 15-20 minutes the specialists of the Voronezh Regional Blood Transfusion Station made their decisions on the admission to blood donation of the potential donors.
“Voluntary donation is an important and honorable mission of every member of the modern society. Every third person in the world will ever need a blood transfusion, and according to the statistics, there are 1.5 million people in the Russian Federation who are in need of blood donation. To become a donor everyone needs to realize that it is his (her) contribution to save lives as well as formation of healthy nation. For us it is important that employees of Coca-Cola Hellenic recognize the value of this issue”, said Aram Aslanian, the Head of the Department of blood transfusion of the Voronezh Regional Blood Transfusion Station.
“One of the main aspects of the social responsibility policy of Coca-Cola Hellenic is the development of corporate volunteering. We give an opportunity to employees to provide assistance to those who most need it. Blood donation is an important contribution to saving human life. In Voronezh, this event was held for the second time, and we are very pleased that so many employees responded on this appeal”, said Alexander Podolsky, the Deputy Director of External Relations and Communications of Coca-Cola Hellenic in Orel.
Source of news and photo: http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/2978015
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