OneBlood, the local blood center, is grieving the loss of one of its own team members, Rodolfo Ayala Ayala, who sadly was among the victims of the tragic mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. OIC sends love and prayers to the family, friends and OneBlood as they morn the horrible loss of someone so special. In light of the tremendous response by blood donors in the wake of the Orlando mass shootings, OneBlood, is urging people who want to donate blood to please make an appointment. People who would like to donate are urged to call 1-888-9-Donate or visit www.OneBlood.org to make an appointment.
Today is June 14th and it is World Blood Donor Day. A day meant to shine the spotlight on the important role blood donors hold in our community and around the world. This year’s theme is Blood Connects Us All. A poignant message that holds true significance in the wake of the tragic mass shootings in Orlando, Florida.