On the eve of World Blood Donor Day the Minsk center for transfusiology congratulates those who have come to donate blood presenting sweet gifts. By the way, the plasma of the recovered from COVID-19 is also taken here. One can become a donor of the immune component of blood not earlier than a month after a full recovery. There are more than 98 thousand blood donors in Belarus. The number of gratuitous donations over the past 6 years has increased by about 19 times.