Alpha Life, a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) last Saturday, June 13, 2015, organized a blood donation exercise in support of victims of the June 3 flood and fire disaster.
The donation exercise which forms part of Alpha Life?s response to supporting surviving victims of the twin disaster was undertaken at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra.
Ms. Mavis Hutchison, Chief Executive Officer, (CEO) of the NGO in a brief remark after the donation said the voluntary exercise was a call to national duty.
As an NGO that provide social support to the vulnerable and the needy in society , she said they were touched by the plight of the victims and felt it was a duty to support any initiative aimed at reducing the suffering of the affected victims.
She expressed her condolences to the bereaved families and urged sister NGOs, churches and social support institutions to mobilize the youth to donate blood to support the fire and flood patients.
?In addition to donating, we are also committing to supporting the victims of the disaster with clothes,? she stated.
Ms. Hutchison observed that Alpha life is working with some churches in other relief efforts, details of which would be shared at a later date.