Celebrate World Blood Donor Day… with Soleil Moon Frye!

Credit: Nexcare
Soleil Moon Frye wants YOU to give blood and save lives. Credit: Nexcare

Needles aren’t usually people’s favorite part of their doctor visits, but who could resist donating blood if Punky Brewster asked you to? June 14 marks the official 10th anniversary of World Blood Donor Day and if you never donated before, now is the perfect time to start.

Every year the initiative is used to raise awareness about the need for healthy blood and to thank generous donors for their life-changing gift.

This year is particularly special because Nexcare bandages has partnered with actress and American Red Cross spokesperson Soleil Moon Frye of the sitcom Punky Brewster for the 5th annual Nexcare “Give” campaign.

As part of this campaign Nexcare give has provided local American Red Cross and America’s Blood Center locations around the country with free limited-edition bandages to distribute to those who donate and support the cause.

Frye spoke about her participation in the campaign in a statement released by the Red Cross.

“I am honored to be involved in the Nexcare give program, and hope to inspire people around the country to donate this World Blood Donor Day and help save lives,” she said.

So go ahead and make the world a little better. Find your local blood donation site here.


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