Learn How Your Blood Donation Can Save a Life

Did you know that every two seconds in the U.S., someone is in need of a blood transfusion? By donating blood, you can help give the gift of life. When you watch this video, you’ll hear the story of Brian Boyle, who has competed in four triathlons and is currently training to qualify for the World Championship.

Brian received a second chance at life thanks to blood donors. Ten years ago, Brian was in a horrific accident. A speeding dump truck struck his vehicle, causing him to suffer a range of traumatic injuries. In addition to his collapsed lungs and shattered bones, Brian suffered from 60 percent blood loss. He required dozens of blood transfusions and 13 plasma treatments, but is now fully recovered. Today, he works to raise awareness about the need for blood donations.

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