The American Red Cross will have 2 blood drives on Friday September 2 in Akron. The need for blood donors continues to be high with only an estimated 5 percent of people out of 38 percent who are eligible, normally donating.
The process is simple and at the most, it takes about an hour to complete. Review eligibility requirements for donating blood or contact the Red Cross for more information.
Reasons to consider giving blood:
- Each year over 2 million patients in the United States need blood transfusions.
- The average amount of blood pints used daily in the United States: 43,000 pints.
- A pint of blood can save 3 lives.
Upcoming blood drives on Sept. 2 in Akron
- Nativity Catholic Church – 2425 Myersville Road, Akron OH 44312 from 1:00 PM till 7:00 PM.
- Family Video – 3710 Manchester Road, Akron OH 44319 from 2:00 PM till 6:00 PM. All who come to donate will receive an American Red Cross t-shirt and a free movie rental courtesy of Family Video.
Come to donate and receive a FREE American Red Cross t-shirt and be automatically entered into a drawing to win an all inclusive trip for 4 to Walt Disney World!
The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give Blood.
For more information, contact Natalie Sarles at 1-800-733-2767 or by email: email@example.com.