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16 January 2015

Participate in the Blood Donors’ Marathon this Friday and Saturday in the Agbar Tower!

Participate in the Blood Donors’ Marathon this Friday and Saturday in the Agbar Tower!

The blood donation point will be installed in the entrance lobby of the Agbar Tower and will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., on both Friday and Saturday. As a company committed to people, society and humanitarian initiatives, we request your collaboration with this campaign. Register now on the website http://www.maratodonants.cat/es and participate on Friday, donating blood in the Agbar Tower! You can follow and share the initiative on Twitter, consulting the Group’s corporate accounts and the hashtag #MaratoDonantsCAT.

The Director General of Aigües de Barcelona and Managing Trustee of the Agbar Foundation, Ignacio Escudero, and the Director of the Blood and Tissue Bank, Enric Argelagués, signed the agreement at midday today whereby the Agbar Tower will be the campaign’s main blood donation point.

With the slogan "Giving blood makes you bigger", the Blood and Tissue Bank of Catalonia is organizing a new edition of the Blood Donors’ Marathon with the objective of receiving 7,000 donations and restoring the reserves of blood, which are low after Christmas. In addition to the Agbar Tower, you will be able to donate blood in different hospitals of Catalonia from 16 to 23 January.

Humanitarian lighting

On the occasion of this blood donation campaign, the Agbar Tower will offer special lighting this Friday 16th, Saturday 17th and Friday 23rd of January in order to raise the awareness of citizens concerning the importance of donating blood and participating in the Marathon. The lighting times will be the usual winter hours, from 7 to 11 p.m. 

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