New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: World Blood Donor Day, also known as 'WBDD', is celebrated on June 14 every year to raise awareness about donating blood and thank those people who donate blood spontaneous and save thousands of life. World Blood Donor Day was first celebrated in the year 1868 to mark the birth anniversary of Karl Landsteiner, who discovered "ABO blood group system" and won Nobel Prize for it. World Blood Donor Day is one of the eight days that are marked as official "global public health campaigns" by the World Health Organisation (WHO). In 2020, the theme for World Blood Donor Day is "Safe Blood Saves Lives" and slogan is "Give Blood And Make The World A Healthier Place". So as you celebrate World Blood Donor Day, here are some wishes, messages and quotes to share with your friends and family:  

Wishes:

* Do you feel you don't have much to offer' You have the most precious resource of all: the ability to save a life by donating blood! Help share this invaluable gift with someone in need

* Blood donation will cost you nothing but it will save a life. Happy Blood Donor Day

* Sometimes many tears of a mother cannot save her child. But your blood can. I pledge to donate blood, what is yours' Happy Blood Donor Day

* A life may depend on a gesture from you, you can save many lives with a bottle of blood. Happy Blood Donor Day

* The Blood donor of today may be the recipient of tomorrow. Happy Blood Donor Day 

Never lose the opportunity for blood donation as it always chooses someone special. Happy World Blood Donor Day

* Opportunities knock the door sometimes, so don't let them go. Donate blood to save a life. Happy World Blood Donor Day

* If you want to lend a hand, lend an arm and donate blood. Happy World Blood Donor Day

* A drop of blood can save a life! Don't waste it, donate. Happy World Blood Donor Day

* Never feel yourself weak, you can save a life. Just donate blood. Happy Blood Donor Day

Quotes:

* "Every blood donor is a life saver"

* "The blood you donate gives someone another chance at life. So, give the gift if life and donate your blood"

* "You don’t have to be a doctor to save lives. Just Donate Blood"

* "If you’re a blood donor. You’re a hero to someone somewhere, who received your gracious gift of life"

* "If you donate money, you give food. But if you donate blood, you give life"

* "Your blood is precious, donate it and make it divine"

* "You’re definitely somebody’s type… Blood Type"

* "A single pint can save three lives, a single gesture can create million smiles. Donate Blood"

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma