Cross blood foundation extensively concentrates in the service of cancer affected children and also those affected by terminal illness. The concept of blood donation is our main agenda because it is this donation which is very much essential for those affected with cancer and other terminal diseases. We work for those children affected with thalassemia a type of cancer for which treatment is perineal and expensive.
Mobilization of Blood.
Infrastructure for blood donation camps.
Lack of mobile blood bank.
Lack of funds to organize such camps on a regular basis.
Lack of people coming up and donating for children with Thalassemia.
No Sustained income module for the organization.
Programs currently underway
Blood donation camps - we organize periodical blood donation camps in association with various NGOâ€™s, corporates, hospitals, educational institutions, lions and rotary clubs etc
Periodic recreations activities - we do this for the inmates in the institute of child health and hospital for children, Egmore.
Adoption of children with thalassemia - we along with Voluntary health scheme(VHS) have identified 100 children with thalassemia and are actively involved in getting donors for them. The donors need to fund INR 5000 a month for their preventive medication.
Festive season programs - We conduct festive season program and distribute gifts and make them participate in the fun events and keep them happy.