Informative Speech: Attention Getter For Blood Donation

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Student’s name: Damodar Uprety Date: 04/05/2017 Topic: Blood Donation Rhetorical Purpose: To persuade Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the growing and never diminishing demand of human whole blood supply and to encourage or motivate them to be a regular blood donors to meet this demand with consistent supply at all times to save our fellow Americans who are in desperate need of blood transfusion. Thesis: The magnitude of blood demand is high in USA as well as the whole world; therefore all eligible donors should donate blood regularly, not only when it seems important enough. A pint of blood mean life to some and its absence mean their death. I. Introduction: A. Attention Getter: Does anyone knows what major event had occurred in USA on September 11, 2001? Hopefully everyone does. Terrorist attacked World Trade Center and Pentagon, and took lives of about 2996 Americans and more than 6000 were wounded or injured. Everyone still has agony of pain from the terrible loss of that day, but remember how were we united and saved lives of many wounded ones. Savings lives and defeating the battle was only possible because of the spirit of Americans to donate blood to meet and exceed the need of blood transfusion since all victims of that time were blood loss victims due to injury. But after math of September 11 shows that donation rate dropped drastically after few weeks according to an article Toward a More Stable Blood Supply: Charitable Incentives, Donation Rates,

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