Dublin Businesses Show They’re Bloody Brilliant
29th January 2020
Businesses and workers in Dublin are being encouraged to donate blood this spring under a new partnership between business group Dublin Chamber and the Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS).
The Chamber, which represents 1,300 companies in Dublin, has teamed up with IBTS to promote the BloodWorks initiative, which encourages companies – both big and small – to facilitate their staff to donate blood during working hours. The partnership between the Chamber and the IBTS was announced at a blood drive being held by Vodafone and IBTS at Vodafone’s headquarters in Mountainview, Leopardstown. Vodafone’s employees have been donating blood during working hours for many years.
Pictured at a blood drive in the headquarters of Vodafone Ireland in Leopardstown were Vodafone employee and blood donor Hazel Roe, Vodafone Ireland CEO Anne O’Leary, Irish Blood Transfusion Service CEO Andy Kelly and Dublin Chamber CEO Mary Rose Burke. The drive saw more than 100 Vodafone employees donate blood. The IBTS and Dublin Chamber are calling on more businesses to organise blood drives in their premises or to encourage their staff to visit one of the various blood clinics in Dublin to donate. (Picture Jason Clarke).