The director of an outdoor adventure centre in the Lake District says he wouldn't be alive if it wasn't for the blood transfusion he received after a road accident.
Sean Day from the Lake District Calvert Trust is now supporting a campaign to encourage more people to give blood over the Christmas period, when supplies are usually low.
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