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Defence Blood Challenge

For the incredible tenth year, Army, Navy, Air Force and Defence Public Servants across Australia are competing to give the most blood donations.

Over the past nine years, the Red25 Defence Challenge has contributed 101,803 donations. That’s up to an amazing 305,409 lives saved. If you’ve never donated, make this your year! Watch your ambassadors explain how it works and how you can help your service win.

Challenge titles up for grabs include most donations, highest percentage of donors versus service members, highest number of new donors, and highest donation growth.

Blood donations help people with cancer, childbirth complications and many other serious medical conditions. 

Help us prove again we’re the leading defenders of Australia’s blood supply. 

How to get involved

  1. Register. If you don’t already have one, register an account. You don’t need to be a blood donor to register. 
  2. Join your group to have your donations added to your Red25 group’s tally. You can do this by logging in and going to: My details > Manage Details > Update my Preferences.
  3. Give blood between 1 September and 8 December.
  4. Check you group tally.

For more information

To arrange a group donation, access challenge resources or for any further information, please contact the Red25 team online or by calling 1300 886 524.


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