“Donate Blood, Be an OCD Hero for Life” Initiative Culminates Successfully
South Kerala Province OCD, in collaboration with Government District Hospital Kollam, concluded their noble endeavor “Donate Blood, Be an OCD Hero for Life” with resounding success. The event, held at the St. Joseph’s Provincial House in Kottiyam on August 10, 2023, saw a heartwarming display of altruism and solidarity.
The event commenced with a warm and inspiring welcome speech by Fr. Provincial Tony Muthappan OCD. The inauguration speech, delivered by B. Yashoda, the Mukhathala Block Panchayath president, set the tone for the day, emphasizing the significance of the initiative. The presence of Deputy DMO Dr. Sindhu Sreedharan and Dr. Mary Sanshya added a touch of distinction, as they graced the event with their encouraging words.
Under the efficient coordination of Mr. Abhilash, the medical team worked diligently to ensure a smooth and safe blood donation process. The event saw the enthusiastic participation of more than 50 members, including fathers, brothers, and Carmel youth members, showcasing the community’s dedication to the cause.
The highlight of this heartwarming initiative is the announcement that the collected blood will be freely given to diabetic patients, underscoring the positive impact these donations will have on the lives of those in need.
The event concluded with a heartfelt vote of thanks delivered by Fr. Robinson, expressing gratitude to all who contributed to the success of the event. The “Donate Blood, Be an OCD Hero for Life” initiative not only displayed unwavering commitment to humanity and compassion but also demonstrated the remarkable impact that a united community can achieve.
As the initiative draws to a close, the ripple effect of this selfless act is sure to resonate for years to come, exemplifying the power of collective goodwill in fostering community health and saving lives.