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Blood donors in Sweden receive a thank you text when their blood is used.
Research suggests the story of one needy individual motivates charitable donors more than stats about millions of sufferers.
Swedish blood donors first recieve a ‘Thank you’ text when they initially donate blood, but they also recieve a text whenever their blood is used to help someone.
Thanks to the “ice bucket challenge,” donors raised US$100 million for ALS research in just one month of 2014, compared with US$2.8 million during the same period the previous year.
In Alaska, more than 80% of adults are registered as organ donors, while in New York, only 12% of adults are organ donors.
Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.