Blood Donation Speech

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Topic: Donate Blood. Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience to donate blood regularly. Visual Aid: PowerPoint / Blood Donation Advertisement. INTRODUCTION I. Attention Step: A. Attention Getter: Are you at least 17 year old? Do you weight more than 50kg? Do you fairly healthy? If your answer is yes, you should donate blood every two months. According to the report in Arab Times newspaper Kuwait is in need of 250 blood donors every day, and the demand is likely grow to 400 in the next five years. B. ID of Opposition/Fair Hearing: I know some of you may hate the thought of needles or think that giving blood won’t really help. But, please consider what I say and make a better informed decision after hearing the benefits I…show more content…
E. There are also other benefits of giving blood. 1. Soon after giving blood, you will receive a postcard with your cholesterol level on it along with the phrase, "Congratulations, you have just saved up to three lives!" 2. Also, you get to enjoy your favorite cookies, crackers, and beverages while you donate. 3. Many Blood Bank also give you a free T-shirt for donating. F. Some of you still many have questions about giving blood. 1. Are you thinking, "I would love to donate blood, but doesn’t it hurt really bad?" 2. Are you thinking, "Gosh, I’m sure I have my blood for a reason, I’m not so sure I want to just give it away to a stranger when I need it to survive? ” i. You cannot hurt yourself by giving blood. ii. Your body replaces the lost fluid within 24 hours and it replaces the red blood cells in 6 weeks. CONCLUSION TRANSITION: In conclusion, I want you all to be aware that there is a definite need for increased blood supplies in our hospitals. IV. Action Step: A. Summary Statement: Kuwait is in need of 250 blood donors every day, the donation process is simple and you get the greatest benefit of all—saving people’s lives. It’s hard to imagine that you don’t have to be a superhero or in the right place at the right time to save a life. B. Call to Action: I urge you to do the same. There is website www.pbdik.org, if you register on it they will contact

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