Celebrating Teacher’s Day with blood donation drive

Wani Roslan

Eighteen pints of blood were collected during a donation campaign at the multipurpose hall of PGGMB School in Kampong Sungai Akar yesterday.

Jointly organised by the school and the Blood Donation Centre of Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital, the three-hour campaign was part of the Teacher’s Day celebration and to support the call of replenishing the blood bank, said Head of the Organising Committee Haji Ismail bin Haji Burut @ Haji Maidin.

Meanwhile, Principal Haji Ali @ Mustapha bin Haji Talip attributed the success of the campaign on the participation of both school staff and the public, including walk-in volunteers.

Tokens of appreciation were given to the donors for their contributions to the cause.

A donor is being prepped by a nurse during the blood donation drive. PHOTO: WANI ROSLAN