first_imgThe new ‘Bloodbike’ which was put into service across Donegal.After months of fundraising Bloodbike Northwest have just put their second bike into service to help the hospitals in Donegal. Bloodbike Northwest provide a free out of hours service ferrying small packages between Donegal hospitals and far away as Dublin and Galway.Riders give up their free time a few days a month to be on call. These are people whose passion is motorbikes and helping people and what better way to help than ride a motorbike to help the people of Donegal .Up until BBNW was started motorcyclist were mostly involved in and still are in fundraising for other charities .Being a part of BBNW now allows them to also be part the charity helping out local hospitals.A typical call for BBNW would be to pick up a package to bring to Dublin or Galway to be seen by a specialist. Recently they received a call at 11.30pm on a Saturday looking for an urgent run to Dublin. The package was picked up by the BBNW rider at Letterkenny hospital at 12.15 pm and taken to meet up with another group BBE in Castleblaney and then delivered on to Dublin, the run bing completed under blue lights.On his return to Letterkenny the rider called to the hospital he was told that the doctor in LGH had the result of tests at 3.15pm and could treat the child with the proper medicine. This was a great feeling that they were able to be the link in a very important chain.Bloodbike northwest are now seeking new volunteers if you feel you can give a few hours per month why not contact them. Contact details or on or on facebook northwest bloodbike.irelandDELIGHT AS SECOND ‘BLOODBIKE’ PUT INTO SERVICE FOR DONEGAL was last modified: May 15th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Bloodbike NorthWestdonegallast_img

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