Blood donors for the win

Friday, July 05, 2019

blood donor holds up certificate to show donation of 18 gallons
WORTHY GOAL — Manufacturing operations engineer Duane Richardson has been donating blood for 40 years. When he started, he set a personal goal to donate 18 gallons of blood to those in need before he retires. He achieved his goal in June and is planning to retire later this summer.  (Photo courtesy of Vitalant)
blood donor sits on motorcycle
TRADITION OF SERVICE — Sandia HR specialist Tory Witt, left, has been a loyal blood donor for seven years, following the example set by her dad, former Sandian Terry Witt. Tory was the lucky winner of Vitalant’s May Harley-Davidson Giveaway promotion.  (Photo courtesy of Vitalant)
Sandia hosts weekly onsite Vitalant blood drives. Check the Sandia Daily News for locations.