ACH Blood Donors Needed
Alliance Community Hospital will host its monthly American Red Cross blood drive on Thursday, July 19 from 7 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. in conference room 1-A, located on the first floor of the hospital. If an individual has not donated since May 25, he/she is eligible to donate at this drive.
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Individuals who donate blood between June 28and September 3 will be entered into a drawing for 1 of 6 $500 gas cards or the chance to win a new vehicle! For more information and contest rules, visit www.RedCrossDonor.org or call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (1-800-448-3543).
Donors at the ACH blood drive will be entered into a drawing for a special prize, as wells as coupons for a variety of other area businesses.
Walk-ins are always welcome, but donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment.
â€œWe want to keep the donor flow moving smoothly and efficiently, so having an appointment is one way of insuring our donors will be â€œin and outâ€ as quickly as possible,â€ states Becky Wilson, ACH Lab Coordinator.
Typically, this is the time of year when a severe shortage of blood and blood products exists. <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Northeast Ohio is again facing this crisis. Blood donors are desperately needed in order to help curb this situation.
To schedule an appointment, call the Volunteer Services Department at 330-596-7821 or register online at www.givelife.org.