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DES Volunteer Opportunity: Blood Donors, the Silent Heroes

Need a New Year's resolution? How about becoming a blood donor? Every year, thousands of injuries requiring blood transfusions occur in the United States. With an estimated population of more than 320 million, blood supply shouldn't be an issue. Unfortunately, that's not the case. According to the American Red Cross, "although an estimated 38 percent of the U.S. population is eligible to donate blood at any given time, less than 10% of that eligible population actually [donates]."

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