Blood donation is with or without an appointment

The office of the association of voluntary blood donation of Herbiers: Marie-Claude Rautureau (assistant secretary), Marion Bonnaudet (secretary), Nathalie Hucteau (president) and Marie Annick Maudet (treasurer).

The Herbaria Blood Donation Association held its general meeting this Friday, May 6. The opportunity to draw up the moral, financial and activity report for the year 2021.

“A year spent in a once again particular health situation. Blood donation drives have always been maintained with restrictions and organizational changes. This year the measures are easing and people appreciate the return to the “before” snack.“, recalls the president Nathalie Hucteau.

The needs are still very important. Today it is possible to make an appointment on the website but also to come to the collections directly.

Founded in 1963, the association brings together four municipalities: Les Herbiers, Beaurepaire, Mouchamps and Les Epesses, which host 16 collections a year. It is between 150 to 200 donors who come there, welcomed by about thirty volunteers mobilized to ensure the smooth running of collections, working in collaboration with the medical staff of the French Blood Establishment.

Next year, it will celebrate its 60th anniversary and will organize the general assembly of the Union départementale de Vendée on February 19, 2023 with 300 volunteers expected.

In the meantime, the association is still recruiting volunteers and will be present at the association forum on June 25th.

Association for voluntary blood donation (ADSB) of Herbaria