World Red Cross Day 2020: World Red Cross Day 8 May

World Red Cross Day 2020: World Red Cross Day 8 May

World Red Cross Day 2020: World Red Cross Day 8 May

World Red Cross Day 2020Friday, May 8

When is World Red Cross Day?

World Red Cross Day is a special day to commemorate the birth anniversary of the founder of the Red Cross on May 8. World Red Cross Day is observed world wide and the the founder of Red Cross was Henry Dunant. He is also the founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

Henry Dunant was born in Geneva in 1828. He became the first recipient of the 1st Nobel Peace prize.

World Red Cross Day 2020
World Red Cross Day 2020

How is World Red Cross Day observed?

World Red Cross Day is also observed through blood donation which is a way to show humanity in another way.

People are motivated and inspired to donate blood to save the lives of people in need of blood.

Red Cross Day is observed by Red Cross officials by doing different social works. They orgainze programs in different cities and schools to encourage locals to voluntarily donate blood. Also funding raising and donation works are also done by Red Cross officials in this day.

All the people, societies, non-governmental organizations, companies, and many other types of organizations are encouraged to make their contribution to a certain account to raise money for assisting a dying life.

A small donation also can help to save somebody’s life. So people are encouraged to donate some money according to their capacity. The funds collected from donation are used in paying bills of needy patients and delivering the food to people who are affected by natural disasters.

Many organizations celebrate World Red Cross Day by helping people who are sick and are affected by different reasons. They serve foods and make some contributions.

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