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Blood bikes receive vital infusion from housing staff

March 22nd 2019

Merseyside & Cheshire Blood Bikes received a donation of £480 from Torus staff, which was collected to mark the retirement of Rob Young as Chief Executive of the group.

Rob, who retired in December 2018, after 16 years at the helm, was keen for a charity that helps local people to be recognised.

The charity operates across both boroughs and provides vital services in delivering blood, tissue samples, surgical tools and medicine to and from hospitals and urgent care units. They also transport donated breast milk to neonatal units across the region as well as link in with other ‘Blood Bike’ groups across the UK and Ireland to relay urgent supplies.

The charity was nominated by Torus Joiner, Mark Lyons, who works as a volunteer for the charity.

Mark, said: “We were thrilled that staff chose us and we cannot thank everyone enough for the support.  The donation will keep one of our marked bikes on the road, delivering much needed blood supplies, for about a month.”

You can find out more about the charity on Facebook www.facebook.com/mcbloodbikes