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New Red Cross blood station opens in Marikina

Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Chairman Richard Gordon (second from left) led the opening and inaugural blessing of PRC-Marikina Chapter Blood Collecting Unit/Blood Station recently in Marikina City.

The Blood Collecting Unit/Blood Station will be serving the city’s two districts comprising of 16 barangays with an estimated population of 531,128 as of 2015 and the nearby cities of Marikina such as, Pasig, Antipolo, and Quezon City.

The three-storey Blood Collecting Unit/Blood Station was established through the help of our donors, Engineers Alejandro Gervacio and Grace Gervacio, Mr. and Mrs. Antonio Andres, Mr. and Mrs. Antonio Santos, Firebird Foundation Inc., and Congressman Bayani Fernando.

Joining the event are PRC Marikina Board of Directors headed by Hon. Bojie Bernardino (first row, first from left), Dir. Jaime Cabalquinto (second row first from left), Cong. Donors — Antonio Santos (second row, second from left), Engr. Grace Gervacio and Engr. Alejandro Gervacio, and Cong. Stella Quimbo (first row, third from right).

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