'Missing Type' campaign of the Red Cross

From 10 to 16 June 2019, the Red Cross will once again participate in the 'Missing Type' campaign. The purpose of this campaign? The disappearance of the letters A, O and B, the three letters of the blood groups, from the urban and digital environment to increase the awareness of blood donation.

This campaign is intended to make the population aware of the importance of donating blood. Especially during the summer holidays the Red Cross is struggling with declining blood supplies. For the occasion, the locations for blood donation are exceptionally open on Saturday 15 June 2019 from 10 am to 5 pm.


What are the general conditions for giving blood?

  • Being healthy
  • Blood donation is permitted from the age of 18 (from the age of 66 the last donation may not be longer than 3 years ago)
  • Weighing at least 50 kg
  • Not posing a risk of transferring blood-borne diseases

Places and dates of collections

More info about the locations and dates of collections (and the conditions for donating blood):

Created on 03/06/2019 (modified on 10/01/2020)


    'Missing Type' campaign of the Red Cross
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