Don Bosco Tarlac hosted another Dugong Busko: Don Bosco Tarlac Blood Donation Drive last Friday, May 24, 2024, at the DBYC Building.

The Don Bosco Tarlac Past Pupils Association, together with the Red Cross Tarlac City, led the success of the event.

With the efforts of Mr. Angelo Paulo M. Legaspi, 65 donors volunteered to take part in the event, as well as 11 student volunteers in ensuring the success of the blood drive.

In the end, Don Bosco Tarlac is one with the Red Cross Tarlac City in donating to noble causes and saving lives.


Report by: Errol Salamatin

Photos by: John Darryl Molina and Julleana Mari Soriano


DON BOSCO TARLAC, PHILIPPINES. The second blood drive was done during the feast of St. John Bosco.


DON BOSCO TARLAC, PHILIPPINES. In a heartwarming display of community spirit and altruism, Don Bosco Tarlac, in collaboration with the Don Bosco Tarlac Past Pupils Association and the Red Cross of the Philippines - Tarlac Chapter, hosted a highly successful blood drive on October 7, 2023, right on the school grounds. This event was a testament to the power of solidarity and the unwavering commitment of the Don Bosco Tarlac community to make a positive impact on the lives of others.

The event was a resounding success, with a remarkable turnout of donors who selflessly rolled up their sleeves to give the gift of life. Students, alumni, teachers, and local residents all came together to contribute to this noble cause, underlining the community's dedication to the well-being of others.

The Don Bosco Tarlac Past Pupils Association played a pivotal role in spearheading this initiative, with their members actively mobilizing and encouraging participation from all corners of the community. Their efforts, combined with the expertise and support of the Red Cross of the Philippines - Tarlac Chapter, created a seamless and efficient blood donation process.

Mr. Norman Manzano, a representative from the Red Cross - Tarlac Chapter, expressed his gratitude, saying, "It's truly heartwarming to witness such an overwhelming response from the Don Bosco Tarlac community. The blood collected here today will go a long way in saving lives and ensuring the availability of a critical resource for those in need."

The event was not only about blood donation but also about fostering a sense of unity and shared responsibility within the community. Volunteers worked tirelessly to ensure the safety and comfort of donors throughout the day, creating a welcoming and supportive environment.

Eng'r. Mico David, the Don Bosco Tarlac Past Pupils Association President, spoke passionately about the significance of such events, saying, "Don Bosco Tarlac has always been about instilling values of compassion and community service in our Bosconians. Today's event exemplifies those values as we come together to make a difference in the lives of others."

The success of this blood drive was a testament to the unwavering commitment of the Don Bosco Tarlac community and the powerful impact that can be achieved when individuals and organizations join forces for a common cause. It served as a reminder that in times of need, this community stands united, ready to extend a helping hand and make a positive change in the world.

As the event concluded, participants left with a sense of fulfillment, knowing that their contributions would go a long way in bolstering the region's healthcare system and ultimately saving lives.

Don Bosco Tarlac looks forward to continuing its tradition of community engagement and service, setting an inspiring example for others to follow.