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GOOD Citizenship Task 28: Make an Appointment to Give Blood #30DaysofGOOD GOOD Citizenship Task 28: Make an Appointment to Give Blood #30DaysofGOOD

GOOD Citizenship Task 28: Make an Appointment to Give Blood #30DaysofGOOD

by harrison Freeman, Eric Liu, Jena Cane
March 2, 2012


Things are easier said than done, or so the old adage goes, and we couldn't agree more. That's why we do The GOOD 30-Day Challenge (#30DaysofGOOD), a monthly attempt to live better. Our challenge for February? GOOD citizenship.

Make an appointment to give blood.

My friend Claudette has given blood every two months as long as I've known her. I asked her why: "Because it's easy. Because I can. Every two months it's something I can easily do to give back to my community. I'm a universal donor (O Negative), so my blood is most prized, it's most needed. And I get a cookie and a sticker every time I give." She paused on the way out and said, "Give the gift of life, give blood."

Contact your local blood center today to make an appointment. What more basic way to be a good citizen.

And on that note, congratulations on completing this month's #30DaysofGOOD challenge. Thanks for sticking with us, and check back tomorrow to see the challenge for March

Learn how to live like a citizen at The Guiding Lights Weekend conference on creative citizenship March 8-10 in Seattle.

Click here to vote for your favorite GOOD Citizenship project on GOOD Maker. The submission with the most votes will win $500!

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