In Tijuana 5,000 people learn of the biggest act of love: Donating bloodGlobal Embassy of Activists for Peace

In Tijuana 5,000 people learn of the biggest act of love: Donating blood

The GEAP was invited by City Hall to make known the Integral Program “Life is in the Blood”

The Global Embassy of Activists for Peace (GEAP) was invited to participate in two Medical and Services Macro marathons carried out by the City Hall of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, on March 5th and April 2nd, where the volunteers of the GEAP made known the Integral Program “Life is in the Blood”.

This Program was created due to the constant necessity of safe blood at the moment and place needed, and with the required immediacy.

For the accomplishment of their objectives, this program has two strategic components: the Communicational Educational Program (PEC-VIDA) and the International Drives and Marathons of Blood Donation.

During four years they have been made different activities that have allowed the institution to create a bond so that people in different countries join in a spirit of solidarity, with the finality of promoting the love of life and the respect for human dignity, improving the quality of life of millions of patients.  

For this reason City Hall of Tijuana invited the GEAP to their two Medical and Services Macro marathons; Dr. Jorge Astiazaran, municipal president of Tijuana, was present in these activities and where the volunteers promoted the National Marathon of Blood Donation which will take place on April 25 through 30, in the General Hospital of Tijuana. 

On March 5, at the fraccionamiento Pórticos of San Antonio, of the Delegation San Antonio of Los Buenos, the Macro marathon was carried out, in which more than 2,000 people participated.

On April 2, on the fraccionamiento los Valles of the Delegación Presa del Este, 3,000 people assisted and participated in all the services provided by City Hall.

Both marathons had modules from institutions like: CODET Vision Institute, Family Integral Development, System for the Development of Family (DIF), Tiromet A.C Association of Transplanted and Renal Patients, the Red Cross and the Secretariat of National Defense, which offered free medical service, in addition to social support.