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Proposal: Culture Exchange

Proposed by Justin Tyler Tate

Recurring experiment. Meetings:

Culture Exchange (Blood Donation) #1
already happened: 25 Apr 2017 11:00 — 15:00

Temporary is closing on 1 September 2017. No further experiments will be scheduled, though you can still pledge Temps as supported experiments may form a starting programme for the post-Temporary project.


Blood, it's in you to give.

Let's meet at Temporary for the purpose of creating a dialogue about social responsibility by going, as a group, to give blood. We will walk together to the blood collection clinic (Veripalvelu, Helsinki, Sanomatalo) to collectively donate. Afterwards, we can reflect on the process we just went through and its consequences while we have a snack.

Please check the following website to see if you are eligable to donate: https://www.bloodservice.fi/blood-donation/donate-blood/can-you-donate

If you are committed to coming, please RSVP to this event so that I can try to make a group appointment at Veripalvelu.

*Every unit of donated blood can save up to 3 lives.
*After donating a unit of whole blood, the average person will replenish the lost VOLUME within 24-48 hours (depending on rate of post-donation fluid intake), but it takes around eight weeks for the donor's body to replenish all of the formed elements (erythrocytes, leukocytes, and platelets) lost during donation.
*When you donate blood, they test your blood to determine your blood type as well as checking for a variety of infections (Syphilis, Hepatitis B, HIV, Hepatitis C & Human T-lymphotropic virus). If they find something in your blood, they will contact you about it.

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To create a dialogue about social responsibility.


Once every 2 months

How often will this happend?:
6 meetings proposed
Intended participants:

Anyone who is eligible to donate blood in Finland and others who want to give moral support


This experiment proposal has comments.
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jonald dunn pledged in support of this proposal!
February 16, 2017 16:19
jonald dunn has pledged 15Ŧ to this proposal.

Pledge spent at 2017-03-01 13:05:22 +0000

an added benefit - giving blood is also good for your health - http://www.health.com/mind-body/4-unexpected-benefits-of-donating-blood

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Justin Tyler Tate says....
February 16, 2017 17:53

jonald dunn
We will pick up stevemaherart at Central Station under the men holding their balls at 10:50 for our preliminary blood drive so if you want to meet there it is fine or meet at Temporary for 10:40 tomorrow (2017-02-17) ;)

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jonald dunn says....
February 17, 2017 11:37

my son had a minor medical emergency but it turned out to just be a bloody nose. ironically when i woke him there was a sort of large pool of dried blood next to his head and we thought he had coughed it up in the night because he's had a harsh cough. so i had to take him to the clinic and that's why i couldn't come today. i will come to temporary today in about 90 min. and if you are still there you can relate your experiences to me. then if the blood donation place is still open i can go there and donate too. ciao, jonald

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stevemaherart pledged in support of this proposal!
February 19, 2017 15:44
stevemaherart has pledged 30Ŧ to this proposal.

Pledge spent at 2017-03-01 13:05:23 +0000

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Ava Grayson pledged in support of this proposal!
February 22, 2017 16:21
Ava Grayson has pledged 11Ŧ to this proposal.

Pledge spent at 2017-03-01 13:05:23 +0000

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Agnieszka Pokrywka (agnes_pockels) pledged in support of this proposal!
February 28, 2017 18:46
agnes_pockels has pledged 14Ŧ to this proposal.

Pledge spent at 2017-03-01 13:05:24 +0000

This proposal is now archived and can no longer be edited or commented on.
This proposal became the experiment Culture Exchange (Blood Donation), and further information and activity can be found there.