1954 Helen Bray blood donation
Plea Made For Blood Donations An urgent plea for doners to contribute contribute blood Monday afternoon was issued Saturday by the Women Women of the Moose, who have been making appointments for blood- giving at the bloodmobile, scheduled scheduled to be stationed at Eldred Recreation Center, Monday from 1 to 6 p.m. Although 150 doners are sought, only about 25 had signed pledges Saturday. Volunteers may apply at the Eldred Recreation Center Monday while the bloodmobile is there. The drive is jointly sponsored by the Loyal Order of Moose, Women of the Moose and the Utah County Red Cross Chapter. The Bloodmobile gathers blood for the Armed Forces as well .as for measles serum and Gamma Globulin. "Your blood is needed now for the active of If .ir wi .* - H»H ™,,, tn-r •Your blood is needed now tor possible enemy attack, urge it the local sponsoring groups. "We hope it won't happen, but we must prepare for any eventuality in this atomic age. One A-Bomb over a big city could cause 60,000 casualties. casualties. At least 40,00 men, women, and children would need immediately immediately at least one unit of whole blood or its derivatives — and three times that amount after the first attack. Blood derivatives can be stored for five years. So the Federal Civil Defense Administration Administration is trying to collect enough blood to build a minimum reserve in addition to immediate military and civilian needs. Unfortunately, Unfortunately, blood collections are still far short of meeting this need." Volunteers may pledge blood by calling either Mrs. Bray at 3168R, ARC headquarters at 1672, or Dora Dimick at 4758.