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Defence Blood Challenge

The Defence Blood Challenge has now finished for 2018. Thank you to all of the generous people who gave blood during the challenge. Over 3 months, Defence personnel across the country gave a total of 8,519 donations, saving up to 25,557 lives!

Overall, donations grew 16% on 2017’s challenge results! It just goes to show, a little healthy competition goes a long way!

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2018 Key Awards Categories.

Highest Total Donations

Awarded to Total Donations Lived Saved
 Army  3052 9156

Highest Donations versus Service Numbers

Awarded to Total Donations Percentage
Air Force 2115 15%

Highest Year on Year Growth

Awarded to 2018 Donations 2017 Donations Percentage
Navy 2015 1537 31%

Highest New Donors

Awarded to New Donors
Navy 236

All 2018 donations are available to view on the Red25 Group Results page, where you can define date parameters and filter by division.

Thank You for Defending Australia’s Blood Supply!

The challenge is over, but the need remains…

Although it’s fun to have a short competition, the need for blood is year-round. 

As a Red25 member, you can donate any time of the year and your donation will count towards your Red25 group’s annual tally. On behalf of all those who your donations help, thank you. 

Planning is underway for the next Defence Blood Challenge, which will begin September 1 and conclude December 8, 2019 .

For more information

Contact the Red25 team online or call 13 14 95.

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