On September 13, 2023, an altruistic endeavor came to life at Thandi Periyar Hall, MSW Block, Sacred Heart College in Tirupattur. This event, the Blood Donation Camp 2023, was a collaborative effort involving various esteemed organizations dedicated to promoting healthcare and community welfare. The objective was simple yet profound: to collect blood donations to support cancer patients.
The successful execution of the Blood Donation Camp 2023 was made possible by the efficient coordination of dedicated individuals. Dr. K. Arockia Raj, Dr. Clayton, and Dr. Christi Anandan played pivotal roles in overseeing the event's organization. Dr. Mohan Gandhi and Dr. U. Ramesh, NSS Programme officers, provided invaluable support throughout the process. The event began with an inaugural address by Rev. Fr. Andrews Raja, the Head of the P.G. & Research Department of Social Work at Sacred Heart College. This address set the tone for the day, emphasizing the importance of selfless giving and community service. Lion M.L. Gudiyannan, President of the Lions Club of Tirupattur Host in Tirupattur District, delivered an inspiring keynote address. His words resonated with the audience, motivating them to actively participate in this noble cause. Lion Ratna Natarajan, a distinguished Past District Governor of the Lions Club, shared insightful remarks that added depth and significance to the event. The event lasted from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and witnessed a remarkable turnout of 156 students who selflessly contributed to the cause, resulting in the collection of over 86 units of blood.