ISLE OF MAN – Microgaming celebrates World Blood Donor Day with the MGS House blood drive and raises £725 for employee nominated charity, the Joey Dunlop Foundation.
Following on from last year’s successful MGS House blood drive, staff celebrated World Blood Donor Day on Wednesday 14 June with volunteers each giving a pint of blood for a good cause. The donations were collected by Noble’s Hospital nurses who kindly set up a mobile blood suite at MGS House for the day.
29 Microgaming and Derivco Isle of Man employees signed up to the blood drive and in return, Microgaming PlayItForward agreed to donate £25 for every donor. This year, a total of £725 has been raised for the chosen charity, the Joey Dunlop Foundation, an Isle of Man registered charity that provides specialist accommodation to welcome people with disabilities visiting the island. Since its inception in 2001, the Foundation has built wheelchair friendly accommodation that comes fully equipped for disabled guests and their families.