Doha, Qatar – 14 June, 2012 : RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) on Wednesday commenced its first major annual blood donation drive for 2012 to coincide with the World Blood Donor Day which is internationally celebrated on June 14.
As part of the company's ongoing corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme, the blood donation drive will be held over two days, reaching out to all RasGas employees, both at the Doha headquarters and at Ras Laffan Industrial City.
The RasGas bi-annual blood donation campaign primarily raises awareness on the role blood donation plays in helping save lives and sharing the gift of life. Blood donation is a key element of the company's CSR programme and it promotes the core value of individual volunteering for the benefit of the local community. The Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) blood donation vehicle will be available at the RasGas administration building in Ras Laffan on June 17.