26 April 2004
KCRC Blood Donation Week kicks off today
 
(Hong Kong, 26 April 2004) The Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) Blood Donation Week kicked off today at the main concourse of the Hung Hom Station.
Jointly organised by KCRC and the Hong Kong Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service, the blood donation week helps encourage passengers to give blood and, at the same time, draws their attention to this noble cause.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, KCRC Senior Director, Transport Mr Y T Li said, "Not only does our Corporation provide efficient transport service for our passengers, it also cares for the community. Though a lot of our passengers are very busy, many of them are willing to help out those who are in need."
Other officiating guests were Mr Vincent Lo, Chairman, Blood Transfusion Service Governing Committee, Hong Kong Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service, Dr Lin Che Kit, Hospital Chief Executive, Hong Kong Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service and Mr Daniel Lam, Director, Property, KCRC.
The 5-day blood donation campaign will be held at the following KCR stations according to the schedule below:
Date Time Venue
26 April 11:00 – 19:00 East Rail Hung Hom Station
27 April 12:00 – 19:00 East Rail Hung Hom Station
28 and 29 April 12:00 – 19:00 West Rail Tin Shui Wai Station
30 April 12:00 – 19:00 East Rail Shatin Station
Mr Y T Li, KCRC Senior Director, Transport (1st left) gives blood to help those in need. Also in the photograph are Mr Vincent Lo, Blood Transfusion Service Governing Committee, Hong Kong Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service (middle) and Dr Lin Che Kit, Hospital Chief Executive, Hong Kong Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service (1st right).
 

 

 

Mr Vincent Lo, Chairman, Blood Transfusion Service Governing Committee, Hong Kong Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service (2nd right); Mr Y T Li, KCRC Senior Director, Transport (2nd left), Dr Lin Che Kit, Hospital Chief Executive, Hong Kong Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service (1st left) and Mr Daniel Lam, Director, Property, KCRC (1st right) officiate at today’s opening ceremony of the KCRC Blood Donation Week.