TVU students respond to the 13th “Red Sunday” program in 2021

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(TVU) – January 17, 2021, nearly 1000 students and lecturers of Tra Vinh University attend the 4th “Grateful Vietnamese Blood Drops” Festival in 2021, in response to the XIII – 2021 “Red Sunday” program by Tien Phong Newspaper coordinating to organize at the university.

Mr. Hong Linh – Journalist, Chief Representative of Tien Phong Newspaper in the Mekong Delta, said, to solve the problem of serious treatment anemia in hospitals during the traditional Tet holiday, in 2009 Tien Phong newspaper initiated the movement “Red Sunday” and maintained continuously, expanding to more than 40 provinces and cities nationwide. Red Sunday has also spread in many provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta Region. And Tra Vinh University accompanies this meaningful event for the first time.

Mr. Hong Linh – Journalist, Chief Representative of Tien Phong Newspaper in the Mekong Delta

According to the Secretary of the Youth Union Nguyen Nhat Thanh, in this event, students and staff of the school donated 350 blood units. Not only directly registering to participate, TVU students and staff also actively mobilize relatives and friends to join hands to contribute to the community.

Most of all, during the time of Covid-19 cases in the community carrying out social stretching activities, the simultaneous cancellation and postponement of blood donation sessions made the blood reserve almost exhausted, affecting the emergency work, treatment of patients.

Thereby, each youth union member of Tra Vinh University is aware and ready to give away drops of blood to be transmitted to and regain the lives of those who need blood, just barely slipping away.

Attending the ceremony of gratitude to Vietnamese blood at Tra Vinh University, Mr. Le Van Han, Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Tra Vinh Provincial People’s Committee praises and highly appreciates the spirit of volunteering for the community of TVU lecturers and students: “This is a noble and real gesture, donating blood to save lives is a humanitarian act of each of our hearts, let’s join hands in the voluntary blood donation, each person contributes less, useful for the society later” – He spoke.

Mr. Le Van Han, Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Tra Vinh Provincial People’s Committee

Student Tac Vu Hao, Vice Chairman of the Voluntary Blood Donation Club, shared: “Remembering the first time I donated blood, I was trembling and scared, but knowing that an amount of my blood helped save human life, I have no fear anymore”.

Tac Vu Hao, Vice Chairman of the Voluntary Blood Donation Club

TVU also recognizes and honors individuals who have contributed to the voluntary blood donation at the University with the achievement of Blood Donation 5, 10 and 15 times.

On this occasion, Tra Vinh Lottery Company awarded 20 scholarships to support Tra Vinh University students to overcome difficulties, to contribute a part of their youth to society.

My Nhien