It was a day of humour, passion and commitment. Sharing good moments with our volunteers is always our aim, while getting them to learn new skills and information. This is what we did with our newly-recruited September and November ones, giving them an advanced training session at the Collège Notre Dame de Jamhour, on the 16th … Continue reading Our Spring’s Volunteers’ Training Sessions
The USJ's CIS, CSM and CST campuses received us for blood drives during the month of February.On the 19th, while the country faced yet another bombing, we had 33 courageous volunteers donate blood, contributing to the help of around 100 people in need, during the blood drive we organized at the USJ's Campus de l'innovation … Continue reading A Tour Around 3 USJ Campuses In February!
After invading the CSM and Huvelin of the USJ, it was time to see what the CST students, and the ESIB faculty in particular, were made of! 😉 That's why we headed towards their campus on Wednesday, October 30 for a highly-anticipated blood drive. And by the end of the day, we ran out of … Continue reading Can anyone challenge the ESIB blood drive?
Who are they? For those who have been living under a rock lately, Donnez Sang Compter is a Lebanese NGO that promotes the cause of blood donation in Lebanon. They have created a huge network of healthy donors who are able to answer emergency calls when needed. Also, they spread awareness about their cause. You’d be surprised to find out how limited our knowledge is when it comes to blood donation (those of us not majoring in medicine of course). Who can donate? How many times a year? How does it affect the donor? Are the typical FAQ we obsess about. But we forget to ask how it will change the receiver’s life, and that is a life that will be saved. Imagine someone you love dearly that dies only because there wasn’t a matching donor available or it took too much time to find one. That’s a death that…
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We were very happy to restart our universities blood drive season at USJ - CSM on Wednesday, October 9. On this warm autumn day, students from the medical sciences' campus rushed to donate, showing as usual some great enthusiasm and dedication to the blood donation cause! Goodies were awaiting the heroes, while those who couldn't do so … Continue reading The Universities Blood Drive Season Kicks Off From USJ – CSM!
After being at their campus on October 12, 2012, and due to popular demand, we came back to the USJ - CSM on Tuesday, April 30th for yet another blood drive. 45 students, belonging to the medical field donated blood, many of them for the first time, helping save the lives of around 135 people. Unfortunately, they … Continue reading USJ – CSM Donates Again With DSC!
On March 13, DSC had a recruitment stand at CSM, USJ during which many new volunteers joined our database, got their "Blood Brothers Bracelets" and got to read our magazine! Not only that, YASA, the Red Cross and the Civil Defense were all present and offered a fantastic demonstration about how to help a victim … Continue reading Recruitment Stand At An NGO-Crowded CSM, USJ On March 13