Additional Allen County Blood Drive scheduled – 4/8/2011

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News release from the American Red Cross:

Additional Allen County Blood Drive Scheduled

An additional American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Friday, April 8, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Saint Anne Home and Retirement Community, located at 1900 Randallia Drive in Fort Wayne. Please contact 399-3267 to schedule your blood donation appointment.

 

How to Donate Blood
To schedule an appointment to donate, please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org 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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