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Feb 2020

#ShareYourHeart this February!

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February is the month we celebrate love in all its glory. The Western Cape Blood Service (WCBS) could think of no better way to celebrate the month by donating blood.


Nov 2019

Western Cape’s top ten blood donor schools 2019

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Spine Road High from Mitchell’s Plain ranked first on the Western Cape Blood Services’ (WCBS) list of top donor schools for 2019, for the third year in a row. Learners and staff collectively donated 619 units of blood, increasing their contribution by 82 units from last year.


Nov 2019

Turn November into Ovember

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The Western Cape Blood Service (WCBS) is turning the month of November into Ovember and is therefore appealing to new and regular donors, especially the O blood group donors to donate to keep blood stocks at a 5 day level. 


Jan 2020

Make a difference in 2020

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If giving back in 2020 is a top priority for you, start by donating blood. Committing to four donations during 2020 could save up to 12 lives - every unit of whole blood is separated into three lifesaving parts; red cell, platelets and plasma.


Nov 2019

WCBS Donor Awards 2019

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This past weekend we hosted our annual Donor Awards, celebrating the milestone donations of our highest achieving blood donors of the past year from the Cape Metro. Between all the donors who attended the awards, they have donated 18,975 units of whole blood and platelets between them.