Employees commemorate the occasion by donating a massive 20,000 units of blood
Ahmedabad, June 27, 2023 — The Adani Foundation, the community engagement arm of the Adani Group, has successfully completed a nationwide blood donation drive and collected a massive 20,621 units of blood. The drive was conducted in more than 250 sites across 22 states in India, in a run up to the 61st birthday of Sh. Gautam Adani on June 24. The Adani Group celebrated this day as the inaugural ‘Adani Day’, which will be an annual occurrence going forward.
The voluntary blood donation drive, organized under the guidance and support of the Adani Healthcare team, witnessed an overwhelming response from Adanians. The collection of 20,621 units of blood, equivalent to approximately 8,200 litres, was made possible by the collective efforts of more than 3,000 staff members. This year's blood collection has well surpassed the previous year's 14,657 blood units and is expected to improve and save more than 61,000 lives.
Dr. Priti Adani, Chairperson of the Adani Foundation, expressed her gratitude and said, "I am deeply humbled by the tremendous contribution of our Adani Parivaar. Their dedication towards this blood donation drive, year after year, not only demonstrates their compassion but also reinforces our collective commitment to serve the nation."
This annual blood donation drive was conducted by tying up with Red Cross blood banks, Government hospital blood banks etc. It will provide crucial support to patients through various components of blood, such as Whole Blood, PCV, Platelet Concentrates, Plasma, FFP, Cryoprecipitate, and Albumin. By facilitating the availability of these essential blood components, the Adani Foundation aims to enhance healthcare services and contribute significantly to the well-being of patients in need.
The initiative of organizing blood donation camps on the chairman’s birthday was started in 2011 and over the years, a total of 89,779 units of blood have been collected. The Adani Foundation remains committed to undertaking social development initiatives that address critical challenges and contribute to sustainable development of communities.
About the Adani Foundation
The Adani Foundation, the community support and engagement arm of the Adani Group, is dedicated to making strategic social investments to achieve sustainable outcomes throughout India.
Since 1996, the Foundation has focused on core areas including education, health, sustainable livelihood, skill development and community infrastructure. With its strategies based on national priorities and global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Foundation is known for its innovative approach and focus on sustainability, which contributes to the well-being and wealth of communities surrounding the Adani Group's businesses and beyond. At present, it operates in 5,675 villages across 19 states, impacting the lives of 7.6 million people.
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