BTS Jungkook fan group holds bloodletting activity
August 16, 2022 - Tuesday 4:08 PM by Jade BelenPRC
The Korean pop star Jeon Jungkook’s fan group, BFM Kookiebunnies, held a bloodletting activity to celebrate their idol’s upcoming birthday on September 1, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) said.
The bloodletting activity last August 13 at the PRC National Blood Center, in Mandaluyong City, drew Jungkook fans, resulting in 66 units of blood collected.
Jungkook is the youngest member of the global entertainment phenomenon BTS, a South Korean boy band composed of seven members, who individually have a claim to stardom.
Voluntary blood donation is a regular activity of the Philippine Red Cross as part of its commitment to save lives.
"One of the ways to save lives is to provide blood to someone who needs it. We greatly appreciate the individuals and groups that partner with us in this noble endeavor," PRC Chairman and CEO Richard J. Gordon said.
From January 1 to August 14, 2022, the PRC served 144,410 patients needing blood products in its 102 blood service facilities nationwide.
For blood donations, blood requests, and other inquiries, email the PRC National Blood Services at [email protected] or contact the PRC Blood Call Center, which may be reached nationwide by dialing 143.
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