LocalCircles and Rotary Blood Bank roll out Delhi/NCRs first online local community of Blood Donors and Seekers
Over 700 Donors join it Day One and circle helps fill a New Born’s emergency need for B Negative Blood
New Delhi, India, August 8, 2013 – LocalCircles (www.localcircles.com), the world’s first comprehensive local social network that helps improve daily lives of citizens, announced today that it has made a new local circle available in Delhi/NCR on BLOOD in partnership with the Rotary Blood Bank of Delhi.
This circle brings together all the residents of Delhi/NCR committed or interested in donating blood, seeking blood, supporting the cause and saving lives. Members can post the need for blood, organize blood donation camps, donate blood and encourage others for the cause.
"This local online community is a great example of how technology can further a Social Cause, create awareness about the need for Blood Donation and bring local community committed to Blood Donation, together", said Sudarshan Agarwal, Chairman of Rotary Blood Bank and Former Governor of Uttarakhand and Sikkim. "The power to save a life lies within you so commit yourself to Donating Blood", Agarwal urged the residents of Delhi/NCR.
"LocalCircles mission is to strengthen local communities by building Real Identity based trusted online communities within a city enabling citizens to connect with their Neighborhood, Workplace, Child’s School, Health Care, Needs and Interests. "Blood is a very local need and LocalCircles is pleased to work with the Rotary Blood Bank and provide the online local platform for BLOOD in Delhi/NCR", said Sachin Taparia, Chairman of LocalCircles. "We are also pleased to see that over 700 Blood Donors of Delhi/NCR have already joined the circle and are already helping with a New Born’s emergency need for B Negative Blood", continued Taparia.
"Rotary Blood Bank will also be using LocalCircles to interact with local community, organize Blood Donation Camps and share Thought Leadership on the subject", said Agarwal. "LocalCircles already has private online communities for 125 neighborhoods of Delhi/NCR and another 125 neighborhoods are expected to have LocalCircles deployed within the next few months", said Taparia. "If a Blood Donation camp is being organized in South Delhi, LocalCircles can provide an easy and targeted way for the camp organizers to reach out to the residents of South Delhi neighborhoods", continued Taparia.
All residents of Delhi/NCR committed to the cause of Blood Donation or interested in it are invited to join this circle on LocalCircles. Everyone must provide their exact name, address details and Blood Group during sign up and use the SIGN UP code of "BLOOD".
About Rotary Blood Bank
Rotary Blood Bank (RBB) is an ISO 9001:2008 certified and the country's largest and most modern blood bank with state-of-art technologies and service. A pioneer in voluntary blood donation, RBB does not ask for replacement donors for providing blood to those in need. It is a not for profit public service initiative of Rotary Clubs in Rotary District 3010 i.e. Delhi/NCR. RBB collects over 42,000 units of blood and organizes more than 500 blood donation camps every year