Calling for Blood Donation to the Younger Generation : Actor Non-san Became Kobe Ambassador for Promoting Blood Donation
It was decided that Non-san, an actor from Hyogo prefecture, would become the blood donation promotion ambassador of the Hyogo Prefectural Red Cross Blood Center, which calls on the younger generation to donate blood, and the inauguration ceremony was held at the Hyogo Prefectural Office on the 23rd.
Non-san is from Kamikawa Town, Hyogo Prefecture.
The inauguration ceremony was held at the Hyogo Prefectural Office on the 23rd, and a letter of commission was issued by Governor Saito, who is the head of the Hyogo Prefectural Branch of the Japan Red Cross.
Non-san said, "I want many people to know the importance of blood donation as a blood donation promotion ambassador. The number of young people who donate blood is decreasing, so I will do my best to convey the importance to those people. I want to donate blood together with everyone. "
According to the Prefectural Red Cross Blood Center, the number of people who donated blood in the prefecture in their 50s and 60s has increased compared to last year and 2016, but the number of people in their teens to 40s has decreased.
The Prefectural Red Cross Blood Center will produce posters and videos featuring Non-san to strengthen the appeal to the younger generation.