The official Girls’ Generation Facebook page was updated with a post this morning about a “Surprise Blood Drive Event” that will be held on September 7. In the post, they discuss how many bags of blood are used each day in Korea, and that they will be taking part in and supporting a blood drive in order to address the shortage of blood. The post has been translated and attached below.


Hello~ This is Girls’ Generation~ Have any of you ever donated blood?
In our country, every 7 seconds, 1 blood bag, 1 minute, 9 blood bags, every hour, 517 blood bags, and in a day, 12,377 bags are used~ And so they say there is a shortage~
So Girls’ Generation will be holding a “Surprise Blood Drive Event” with KBS on September 7th!
Please take part in the “Surprise Blood Drive Event” that Girls’ Generation will also be taking part in and supporting^^

 *Location: KBS Shin-Gwan TV Hall
*Date: September 7th, 2pm~6pm
*Preparation Checklist
1. You must, must have your ID or school ID!
2. People who are older than 16 years of age may participate~ If you were born in 1995 but your birthday has passed, you may also take part!^^
3. Men must be over 50kg, and women over 45kg!
4. Before donating blood, more than 4 hours of sleep is required
5. Lastly, if you took any cold medication, asprin, or antibiotic, note that you must wait 3 days before you can donate blood~

To those who take part in the “Surprise Blood Drive Event” with Girls’ Generation
There will be a memory presented to you that you will never forget, so we hope many people come~~~^^

Source: Girls’ Generation Facebook
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