THE Daily Examiner invites other organisations to join it in donating blood next week.
Already five staff have promised to take part in the North Coast NSW Medicare Local blood drive and there could be more.
The Red Cross Blood Bank mobile service will be in Grafton next Wednesday and staff would like to see as many people there as possible.
Former DEX reporter Terry Deefholts, who is now a sales consultant with Elders Real Estate Grafton has taken up the challenge.
"It's one of those things you always want to do, but can't seem to find the time," he said.
Blood-drive co-ordinator Alex Lewers said donating blood is a quick and relatively painless way to help save people's lives."
HOW TO DONATE
You can make an appointment to donate on donateblood.com.au or 131495.