America is experiencing a significant shortage of blood to be used in emergency transfusions and surgical procedures. The American Red Cross has issued a crisis call for contributions , and today it’s incentivizing donors with something just a little sweeter than biscuits and orange juice — an Amazon gift card.
According to the Red Cross, summer is frequently a dry season for blood donations, such as vacations and holidays contribute to fewer blood forces, and also to regular donors giving blood. As reported by USA Today, which has left the Red Cross with significantly less compared to five-day provide it intends to continue for major emergencies. A spokesperson says the nonprofit is casting”a shortfall of over 56,000 contributions globally.”