Live Life and Give Life this summer with the American Red Cross Independence Day Promotion

Written by admin   // June 5, 2012   // 0 Comments

As a special thank you around the 4th of July holiday, presenting donors can register to win a prize certificate redeemable at GiftCertificates.com between June 29 and July 8, 2012. Visit redcrossblood.org/GiveWin for details. The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to donate blood regularly this summer, helping to ensure a stable supply for patients in need. Just recently, a new mom required 67 blood products, including red cells, platelets and plasma, on Mother’s Day. Because of dedicated American Red Cross blood donors, blood products were available for her and many other patients like her.

During the summer months blood donations decline as many regular donors are busy with summer activities. However, the need for blood is constant. All eligible donors are needed to ensure an adequate blood supply for patients.

This summer, the American Red Cross Live Life. Give Life. promotion is helping to raise awareness about the constant need for blood and encourage regular donations.Presenting donors between May 21 and September 5, 2012 will be entered automatically into the Live Life. Give Life. prize drawing and have the chance to win prize packages to GiftCertificates.com.And, from June 29 to July 8, presenting donors will be entered to win additional prize certificates to thank them for giving blood around the Independence Day holiday.Visit redcrossblood.org/GiveWin to learn more.

How to Donate Blood

Simply call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license, or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental permission in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements. 

About the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies more than 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or join our blog at blog.redcross.org.

Blood Donation Opportunities:

DODGE COUNTY

6/25/2012, 12:00 pm- 6:00 pm, Trinity United Methodist Church, 300 Church St, Lomira

FOND DU LAC COUNTY

6/20/2012, 11:30 am- 5:30 pm, Mt Zion Lutheran Church, 320 Mt Zion Dr, Ripon

6/26/2012, 11:00 am- 4:00 pm, Ripon High School, 850 Tiger Dr, Ripon

6/26/2012, 11:30 am- 5:30 pm, American Legion, 500 Fond du Lac Ave, Fond du Lac

6/27/2012, 9:00 am- 3:00 pm, American Legion, 500 Fond du Lac Ave, Fond du Lac

JEFFERSON COUNTY

6/21/2012, 12:30 pm- 6:00 pm, Firemans Hall, N8345 Park St, Ixonia

6/27/2012, 12:00 pm- 6:00 pm, Jefferson High School, 700 W Milwaukee St, Jefferson

6/29/2012, 12:00 pm- 6:00 pm, St Josephs School, 387 S Monroe, Waterloo

KENOSHA COUNTY

6/22/2012, 1:00 pm- 6:00 pm, St Marys Lutheran Church, 2001 80th St, Kenosha

MILWAUKEE COUNTY

6/16/2012, 9:00 am- 3:00 pm, Davids Donors Blood Drive at The Pettit Center, 500 S 84th St, West Allis

6/22/2012, 12:30 pm- 5:30 pm, Best Buy, 4610 S 76th St, Greenfield

6/28/2012, 10:00 am- 2:00 pm, Schlitz Park Office Building, 1555 N River Center Dr 209, Milwaukee

OZAUKEE COUNTY

6/21/2012, 1:00 pm- 6:30 pm, St Francis Borgia Cath Church, 1375 Covered Bridge Rd, Cedarburg

6/26/2012, 2:00 pm- 6:00 pm, St Matthew Lutheran Church, 1525 N Grant St, Port Washington

SHEBOYGAN COUNTY

6/21/2012, 11:00 am- 5:00 pm, Red Cross Sheboygan Chapter, 2032 Erie Ave, Sheboygan

6/28/2012, 11:00 am- 5:00 pm, Red Cross Sheboygan Chapter, 2032 Erie Ave, Sheboygan

WASHINGTON COUNTY

6/19/2012, 1:00 pm- 6:00 pm, Peace United Church of Christ, 343 First St, Kewaskum

6/25/2012, 2:00 pm- 6:00 pm, Kewaskum High School, 1510 Bilgo Ln, Kewaskum

6/26/2012, 1:00 pm- 6:00 pm, St Boniface Parish, W204 N11940 Goldendale Rd, Germantown

WAUKESHA COUNTY

6/18/2012, 2:00 pm- 6:00 pm, The Melting Pot, 19850 W Bluemound Rd, Brookfield

6/19/2012, 1:00 pm- 6:30 pm, Waukesha Donation Center, 2220 Silvernail Rd, Pewaukee

6/21/2012, 1:00 pm- 6:30 pm, Waukesha Donation Center, 2220 Silvernail Rd, Pewaukee

6/26/2012, 1:00 pm- 6:30 pm, Waukesha Donation Center, 2220 Silvernail Rd, Pewaukee

6/27/2012, 8:30 am- 1:30 pm, Templeton Middle School, N59 W22490 Silver Spring, Sussex

6/28/2012, 1:00 pm- 6:30 pm, Waukesha Donation Center, 2220 Silvernail Rd, Pewaukee

6/29/2012, 9:00 am- 1:00 pm, Humana, 2 Riverwood Pl N 19W24133, Waukesha


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