American Legion Sunman to Host Community Blood Drive

February 17, 2014
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When:
March 13, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Where:
American Legion Post #271
412 Eastern Avenue
Sunman, IN 47041
USA

American Legion Sunman has partnered with Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati to host a Community Blood Drive on Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 6:30 pm.  The Blood Drivewill take place at American Legion Sunman, located at 412 Eastern Ave., in Sunman, IN.

 

To schedule your appointment, please visit www.hoxworth.org/groups/sunman or call Roger Lang at (812) 623-3685.  Hoxworth recognizes that blood donors’ time is valuable.  Priority will be given to donors who have scheduled an appointment.  Walk-in donors are welcome and will be seen as soon as possible. 

 

“Local blood donors ensure that local patients at 31 area hospitals receive the lifesaving blood products they need to survive,” said Alecia Lipton, Hoxworth spokesperson.  “Community blood drives are vitally important and we hope to see a good turnout at the American Legion Sunman blood drive.”

 

How to Donate:

Donating blood is safe and easy.  Donors must be at least 17 years old (16 with a signed parental consent) and in good health.  Individuals must weigh at least 110 pounds and bring identification to donate.  It is recommended that donors eat a good meal and drink plenty of water within four hours before donating.

 

About Hoxworth:

Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati, was founded in 1938 and proudly serves 31 hospitals in 17 counties in Southwestern Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeastern Indiana.  Annually, Hoxworth collects more than 90,000 units of blood from local donors to help save the lives of patients in area hospitals.  At least 350 volunteer blood donors and 40 volunteer platelet donors are essential each day to keep up with the demands of the tri-state hospitals and their patients.  Hoxworth Blood Center, Our Donors Save Lives.  Who Will You Save?

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