Really, are cookies, juice and a warm, fuzzy feeling enough of an incentive to brave the needle? One Portland donor thinks not…and that a better way to attract donors is to capitalize on our strengths, including our devastatingly attractive nurses and phlebotomists.
When people find out I donate blood, they generally ask, “You donate blood?” which is quickly followed by, “They let you donate blood?!”
It’s true – the Portland Red Cross loves to suck my fluids…the following is a list of reasons I donate, and you should too: