The Let's Avoid Suicide Movement, through the Embrace of a Million Lives campaign, is coordinating a bloodletting throughout Puerto Rico, using police headquarters to search for blood donations.
Rosa Miranda Agosto spokesperson for the movement, explained that this year they will not be able to carry out the activity that they have been doing for 18 years to promote hugs, and thus promote suicide prevention, for the sake of preventing COVID-19, but instead has contacted the island's blood banks to make this sangria.
“The Blood Banks are without Blood and that is why we call on the entire Artistic Class, Athletes, Politicians and the general population to donate their blood to save lives, motivating others to do the same, "explained August in writing.
It was reported that he coordinated with the police headquarters so that, from August 10 and from 10:00 am, can go to the headquarters and donate blood there. All security measures for physical distancing will be respected during donor registration. There will be snacks and snacks.
Here are the dates by command for the sangria
Aguadilla: 10 / Aug / 20
Aibonito: ] 11 / August / 20
Arecibo: 12 / August / 20
Bayamón: 13 / August / 20
Caguas: 14 / August / 20
Carolina: August 17/20
Fajardo: August 18/20
Guayama: August 19 / 20
Humacao: August 20/20
Mayagüez: August 21/20
Ponce: August 24/20
San Juan: 25 / August / 20
Utuado: 26 / August / 20
Also, this Thursday there is an activity in Dorado in the Rafel Hernández Pavilion Colon to look for blood for a police officer, said Miranda Agosto.
Interested parties call the Banco de Sangre de Se Mutual Services, Inc., at (787) 664-7211, or the Río Piedras Medical Center at (787) 777-3535 with extension 6550 to coordinate an appointment, due to conditions by COVID19. The hours of operation of the Blood Banks are from Monday to Saturday from 8am to 5pm and on Sundays from 8am to 2pm.