Rapper Fedez whose plea for blood donors has seen an increase

Fedez Plea Boosts Blood Donations in Italy

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Rapper Fedez sent a heartfelt call for increased blood donations, following his life-saving experience, which has ignited a surge in blood donations across Italy. The response has been impressive among young adults, according to the Corriere della Sera.

On Sunday, approximately 100 individuals turned up at the Milan branch of the blood donation association AVIS. This is roughly ten times higher than the typical Sunday turnout, as reported by AVIS Lombardy President Oscar Bianchi.

The impact of Fedez’s appeal, which he initially made upon leaving Milan’s Fatebenefratelli Hospital and subsequently amplified on social media, is reflected in the age of donors. The majority of those who came forward to donate blood were between the ages of 18 and 35, as confirmed by Bianchi.

Fedez – Gratitude and Awareness

Fedez, who underwent life-saving pancreatic cancer surgery last year, linked his recent health scare to haemorrhages. He expressed his gratitude on Instagram, saying, “I’m very happy, there’s been a chain reaction that I didn’t expect, thank you all.” The 33-year-old artist spent eight days in the hospital requiring three blood transfusions for his recovery.

In an expression of his commitment to the cause, Fedez stated outside the hospital, “I will try in some way to shine the spotlight on this issue because, without the donors, I would not be here today.”

Fedez is well-known as part of Italy’s prominent showbiz couple alongside 36-year-old influencer and businesswoman Chiara Ferragni. He also serves as a judge on X-Factor Italy.

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