Emergency Services Blood Challenge

Emergency Services Blood Challenge
1 June – 31 August 2022

Tally update: 1 July 2022

Thank you VICSES for your ongoing support of this challenge.

With many donors taking a well-deserved break and the colds and flu season upon us, your support in the past month is greatly appreciated.

Overall results so far:

  • 4,507 donations have been made so far – equates 13,521 lives saved
  • Of the above 163 donated for the first time

How is VICSES tracking this year?

Between 1 – 30 June 2022 = 113 donations have been made so far
This equates to 339 lives saved so far!

For a more detailed overview of current results please visit our results page or refer to the attachment listing top 16 organisations.

Where is blood used for?

  • Around a third of blood is used for patients facing cancer and leukemia, such as little River, who visited the Ballarat Donor Centre last weekend
  • Around 19% is used for patients with severe forms of anaemia
  • Around 18% is used for patients undergoing surgery, such as heart surgery

For more information about where donated blood is used, please see below.

Once again, thank you for your support. Thank you for helping us save lives!