10 Lines on Blood Donation

The blood is an important organ of our body that plays a vital role in keeping us healthy and active throughout our life. There are many facts and information about the blood donation that we all should know. We have brought all that information for you through the sets of 10 lines below. Going through them once will be beneficial for you. Check them right now.

Ten Lines on Blood donation

Set 1

1) Blood donation is an act of selfless service by a donor, to save the recipient’s life.

2) Any healthy individual between the age of 16 and 60 can donate blood.

3) Only a maximum quantity of 350 millilitres of blood can a donor give in one time.

4) Blood donation is a painless act which takes only 10-15 minutes.

5) There should be a gap of 3 months between the two consecutive blood donations by an individual.

6) Blood donation is essential to maintain a regular supply of fresh blood in blood banks.

7) The doctors use sterile equipment and disposed of it post-donation.

8) Post blood donation, we should take maximum fluid for the next 24-48 hours.

9) World blood donor’s day falls on June 14 every year.

10) Every year India celebrates National voluntary blood donation day on October 1.


Set 2

1) Blood donation is a noble act to save someone else’s life.

2) In a country like India, where blood banks are very limited, blood donation is the best way to offer help.

3) There are four types of blood groups: A, B, AB and O.

4) ‘AB+’ blood group is the Universal Recipient and ‘O Negative’ is the Universal Donor.

5) Donating blood can reduce the risk of heart diseases and heart attacks.

6) A healthy adult of around 18 years with a weight of 50 kg can donate blood.

7) A healthy donor can donate blood every 56 days.

8) Only 7% of people in India have ‘O Negative’ blood group, which is also a reason for donating blood.

9) 14th June, the birth anniversary of Karl Landsteiner, is 'World Blood Donor's Day'.

10) Your one unit of donated blood can save up to three valuable lives.


Set 3

1) Blood Donation is like gifting someone with a new life.

2) Every blood donor has to go through a physical test to check the safety of his/her blood.

3) An average adult normally holds about 10 pints of blood in his body out of which he only donates 1 pint at a time.

4) Your one pint of blood can save up to three lives instantly.

5) There are mainly four types of blood as A, B, AB and O.

6) The doctor cleans all the pieces of equipment, including needle and other tools, to ensure safety.

7) A healthy adult recovers the donated blood in a few weeks.

8) The donor should have a sound sleep at night before the day of the donation of the blood.

9) After the successful donation, the blood collected goes for Rh-factor test.

10) Rh-factor is a specific antigen responsible for the immune system.

Set 4

1) Donating the blood is a completely voluntary act.

2) The actual blood donation takes less than 15 minutes.

3) The donated blood has to go through the tests for HIV, Hepatitis and other infectious diseases.

4) The blood donation takes place for RBCs, Platelets, Plasma or Cryoprecipitate.

5) ‘Aphaeresis’ is the process of separating the components of blood.

6) Donating the blood also benefits the donor in many ways.

7) Donating blood can cause the dizziness, nausea and weakness for a while.

8) After the donation of blood, the donor spends 15 more minutes there in consuming some healthy foods and drinks.

9) The donated blood contains an expiry date.

10) The 1st of October in India is “The National Blood Donation Day”.


We often hear that “Blood Donation is the greatest in the world”. Your blood can be the most precious gift that you can give to someone to save their life. Even blood donation also keeps you healthy, maintaining blood circulation and keeping your heart healthy. It also balances your body weight. So always try to donate your blood wherever it is possible.