Blood Assurance Foundation Partners With Sequatchie Concrete

Thursday, March 27, 2014
 
Pictured: Sequatchie Concrete Services features the Blood Assurance Foundation logo on one of its concrete mixing transport trucks.
Pictured: Sequatchie Concrete Services features the Blood Assurance Foundation logo on one of its concrete mixing transport trucks.

The Blood Assurance Foundation has partnered with Sequatchie Concrete Service, Inc. to raise awareness of its organization. By featuring the Blood Assurance Foundation logo on one of the Sequatchie Concrete Services concrete mixing transport trucks, the foundation hopes to spread the word about its presence in the community.

The Blood Assurance Foundation celebrates 15 years of serving the community in 2014. It was established through Blood Assurance in 1999 as a separate 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and is based in Chattanooga. The Blood Assurance Foundation serves a 46 county region that includes parts of Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina and Virginia.  

Programs facilitated through Blood Assurance Foundation include the Crystal Green Memorial Scholarship fund, the Excellence in Education program, and Be the Match. Future fundraising plans include securing contributions for new lab equipment, bloodmobiles and/or donor beds. 

To partner with the Blood Assurance Foundation, please contact Linda Hisey, Executive Director of PR & Development at 1-800-962-0628 or LindaHisey@BloodAssurance.org. More information can also be found at www.BloodAssurance.org/contribute.


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