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Syrian Community: Blood and Syrian Culture

syrian community: Blood drive organizer Sam Nammoura, from the Syrian Refugee Support Group, said that giving blood is considered a big honour in Syrian culture, according to CTV. If people are really committed they say, I will do this with my blood,' he said. Scroll down or click here to vote in our poll of the day Yo Rasso, who arrived in Canada about 18 months ago, said he decided to roll up his sleeves to say thank you Canada for help ing me and my children. This is an opportunity for them to show their appreciation and gratitude to the country. We are very grateful for the Syrian community and the newcomers, Delrosario added. Jhoanna Delrosario of Canadian Blood Services said she suggested New Year's Day for the blood drive because the New Year's holiday and January in general are a slow time for donations. ( As reported in the news.