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    Posted: 28 December 2018 at 2:10am

CALGARY – Muslim and Syrian communities in Calgary are making use of their New Year vacation by rolling up their sleeves to donate blood, The Star reported.

“Donating blood in Syrian culture and throughout the Middle East is a really symbolic way of devotion and commitment to the cause,” Sam Nammoura, co-founder of the Syrian Refugee Support Group Calgary said.

“Donating blood, it means that I’m willing to sacrifice everything that I have — including my blood — for that cause … whether it’s the love of a country or appreciation of the people.”

Jhoanna Del Rosario, territory manager with Canadian Blood Services (CBS) in Calgary said around a thousand blood donors will be needed in the city between Boxing Day and Jan. 6...

http://aboutislam.net/muslim-issues/america/calgary-muslims-donate-blood-holidays/


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