Additional Allen County Blood Drives Scheduled

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Press release from the American Red Cross:

Additional Allen County Blood Drives Scheduled

(October 22, 2010) – The following additional American Red Cross blood drives will be held during November:

  • Saturday, Nov. 6, from 8 a.m. until noon at St. Michael Lutheran Church, located at 2131 Getz Road in Fort Wayne. Please go to to schedule your blood donation appointment.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 9, from 8:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Lutheran Life Villages, located at 6701 S. Anthony Blvd. in Fort Wayne. This blood drive is sponsored by the Employee Appreciation Team.
  • Friday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the First Source Bank Building in the Ventura Room, located at 200 E. Main St. in Fort Wayne. Please call 422-4241 to schedule your blood donation appointment. This blood drive is sponsored by Design Collaborative.


How to Donate Blood
To schedule an appointment to donate, please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit for more information. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental permission in some states), meet weight and height requirements (110 pounds or more, depending on their height) and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. Please bring your Red Cross blood donor card or other form of positive ID when you come to donate.

About the American Red Cross
The Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region serves northern and central Indiana and northwestern Ohio, and needs to collect about 500 units of blood a day to meet patient need in more than 60 hospitals. In addition to providing blood to our community, the American Red Cross also provides relief to victims of disaster, trains millions in lifesaving skills, serves as a communication link between U.S. military members and their families, and assists victims of international disasters or conflicts.

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