Red Cross urges winter blood donations

  • Thursday, December 26, 2013

The holidays bring families and friends together to share in celebrations and special times of giving.

But for families dealing with a cancer diagnosis or other major illness, the holidays can be difficult.

The American Red Cross’ Give Something that Means Something winter campaign runs through Jan. 6, 2014, and encourages eligible donors to give something meaningful this holiday season by donating blood or platelets for hospital patients in need.

To schedule an appointment, please call 1-800-733-2767 or schedule your appointment online: www.redcrossblood.org and enter tridentmed as the sponsor.

Walk-ins are welcome but donors with appointments will be taken first.

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