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Will you pledge 30 of your 67 minutes to donate blood in honour of Nelson Mandela this month?

91% (86 votes)
9% (9 votes)
Total votes: 95

Which type of clinic do you prefer to donate blood at?

Residential (community halls, churches, etc.)
29% (14 votes)
Educational (at schools or universities)
6% (3 votes)
Shopping malls
22% (11 votes)
Commercial (at or close to my place of work)
22% (11 votes)
8% (4 votes)
WPBTS offices
12% (6 votes)
Total votes: 49

What do you think about this proposed change?

Great idea
42% (65 votes)
I already thought it was Western Cape Blood Service
10% (15 votes)
It makes sense, long overdue
10% (16 votes)
I don't mind either way
23% (35 votes)
Don't change the name
15% (24 votes)
Total votes: 155

How will Cape Town's Day Zero water crisis impact your ability to donate blood?

7% (6 votes)
A lot.
11% (10 votes)
A little.
9% (8 votes)
Not at all.
73% (64 votes)
Total votes: 88

How often do you donate blood outside the Western Cape?

Never, I only donate blood in the Western Cape.
84% (157 votes)
Occasionally, when I'm travelling and am due to donate.
4% (7 votes)
Equally, about as often as I donate inside the Western Cape.
1% (2 votes)
Often, I donate more times outside the Western Cape.
2% (3 votes)
Always, I only donate blood in other provinces.
2% (3 votes)
I moved from another province and only donate in the Western Cape now.
9% (16 votes)
Total votes: 188