Life Care Center Of Cleveland Hosts Blood Drive Dec. 27

Friday, December 20, 2013

Blood Assurance will hold a blood drive in Cleveland, at Life Care Centers of America’s maintenance building, on Dec. 27 from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 

“December is one of our hardest months of the year to maintain a healthy supply, and you can make a huge impact!” said Tim Wilson, account manager for Blood Assurance.

 One blood donation can benefit as many as three patients in need.

Donors will receive a complimentary snack and T-shirt and can enter the monthly drawing for $1,000 to the charity of choice and $500 for personal use. Pre-registration is not necessary; blood donations will be taken inside the building in addition to the Bloodmobile. 

The maintenance building, the same location where Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes are collected each year, is located at 3001 Keith St., NW.

 


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