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Eighth Annual Nexcare Give Program Encourages Donors to "Feel the Beat, Give Blood" and Celebrate Those Who Give on World Blood Donor Day

ST. PAUL, Minn., May 11, 2016 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. With no substitute for human blood, those in need rely on the giving nature of invaluable donors who help save lives every day. Nexcare Bandages, in partnership with the American Red Cross and America’s Blood Centers, proudly announces the eighth annual Nexcare Give Program to spread awareness about the importance of blood donation and encourage people to get involved.

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The 2016 Nexcare Give campaign, timed to the World Health Organization’s World Blood Donor Day on Tuesday, June 14, aims to shine a spotlight on the importance of blood donation, while also celebrating those who give across the globe. This year, the Nexcare Give Program celebrates with the theme, “Feel the Beat, Give Blood.” In keeping with the message, the 2016 limited-edition collection of bandages features five vibrant dance-inspired designs each reflecting unique styles and cultures from around the world.

“Every year it is our mission to encourage people across the world to give, as well as thank the loyal donors who play a vital role in saving lives each day,” said Tara Menzies, Global Business Manager, Nexcare Brand. “Through the Nexcare Give program, we aim to increase awareness around a seemingly small act that can make an unbelievable difference. Just one donation can help save the lives of up to three people, and we hope donors will wear their Nexcare Give bandages as a symbol of the significant impact they made.”

The limited-edition Nexcare Give bandages will be available for free to donors...