Blood Donation Facts:
1. Did you know that one pint of blood can save three lives?
2.two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood.
3. Did you know that out of everyone receiving blood transfusions 53% are women and only 47% are men!
4.White Cells block against cut and infections.
5.Blood is a liquid that circulates throughout the body, carrying oxygen and nutrients to every cell, and carrying away waste products.
Did you know that blood is produced in bone marrow.
6. 25,000,000,000 X Your weight in kg (1 Kilogram=2.2 Pounds) = The number of Red Blood Cells you produce in a day.
1,000,000,000 X Yout weight in kg (1 Kilogram=2.2 Pounds) = The number of White Blood Cells you produce in a day.
2,000,000,000 X Your weight in kg (1 Kilogram=2.2 Pounds) = The number of Blood Platelets you produce in a day.
7. Blood is a jellylike substance outside the bones.
8. Blood plays a central role in the body's defense against intruders.
9. About one and seven people entering a hospital need blood.
10. Plasma, which is 90% water, makes up 55% of blood volume.
11. Plasma looks like yellow liquid.
In Korea Blood Drive is called12 'Heonhyeol'.
12.According to National Institute of Health, when a 40 years old man donates blood, his probility to get heart dieases will go down 86%.
13. Here is a really cool website that I found, it has a lot of different kinds of blood cells.
14. This is a website with numerous facts about, blood diseases, types of blood and numerical facts.
http://www.givelife2.org/sponsor/quickfacts.asp
15. This is another great website. It has facts about donating blood and lots more.
http://www.redcross.org/portal/site/en/menuitem.d8aaecf214c576bf971e4cfe43181aa0/?vgnextoid=d0061a53f1c37110VgnVCM1000003481a10aRCRD
16. Although blood is made of the same basic elements, not all blood is alike. In fact, there are 8 common red blood cell types, which are determined by the presence or absence of certain antigens. Since some antigens can trigger a patient's immune system to attack the transfused blood cells, safe therapy with blood depends on careful blood typing and cross-matching. Learn more about blood types.
19. This is a good website to go on to for more facts about blood. http://www.givelife2.org/aboutblood/default.asp?thisHB=03/25/2009%2005:43:56
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  • 2 Seconds - is how often someone in America needs blood
  • 6 Times - is how often you can donate blood in a year
  • 3 - is how many lives one blood donation can help save
  • Less than 30% - is how many times first time blood donors will ever give blood again
This is a another very cool website with 56 blood donating facts: http://www.bloodcenters.org/aboutblood/bloodfacts.htm
21. This is a link for some reallly fun games about blood!
http://www.givelife2.org/games/default.asp
22. Did you know that blood contains dissolved proteins, glucose, mineral ions, hormones, carbon dioxide, (plasma being the main medium for excretory product transportation), platelets, and blood cells?
23. Here's a cool game about blood typing. It takes a while to figure out, so don't go if you just have a couple of minutes! Also, it's a little gross, so consider yourself warned.
24. The Red Cross has a website with many facts.Go to this link it is really interesting. http://www.bloodcenters.org/aboutblood/bloodfacts.htm