Last Friday 17th took place at Fundació Antoni Tàpies the first edition of the Marató de Donants de Sang 2.0, an initiative for blood donors that will take place simultaneously across Catalunya between 17th and 24th January , the aim is to increase the blood donations so they began to restore the blood supply in January, since during Christmas donations are down.
To the opening ceremony attended the mayor Xavier Trias and the Councillor for Social Welfare i Family , Neus Munté , both have encouraged citizens to participate in the marathon. Ideal Cocktail Bar meanwhile participated bringing to the event our bartender Guillem who prepared for the donors our famous cocktail Bloody Igualada a non-alcoholic cocktail made from agave syrup , egg , cranberry juice and soda ginger, a refreshing, restorative and very healthy drink .
The ultimate goal is to reach the number of 5,000 donations and educate the public that donating blood is a quick, easy and very beneficial process since each donation is useful for three people. Through maratodonants.cat portal you can make an appointment to donate blood and inquire which characteristics you must have to be donor.