Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Vinland Community Blood Drive on Friday

Kansas City, MO - Community Blood Center (CBC) is the primary provider of blood components to 70 plus hospitals and medical centers in the Kansas City region.  CBC will conduct a life saving blood drive on Friday, June 17 (2016), 2 P.M. - 6 P.M.
“When individuals normally think of essential community services, they think about the fire and police departments.” said David Graham, Executive Director with Community Blood Center. “Community Blood Center and its donors are very similar to police officers and fire fighters. We make up a life-saving team that is here to meet the needs of local patients. Our volunteer donors roll up their sleeves and do so without hesitation.”
Baldwin City Individuals can help by donating blood at this Community Blood Center blood drive on Friday, June 17, 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. The drive will be held at Vinland United Methodist Church, Basement. All presenting donors will be entered into a drawing for 2 Royals tickets!
To make an appointment online, visit savealifenow.org, click the “Schedule an Appointment” icon and enter Sponsor Code Vinland community. For additional details, contact Kelly Garrison at 785-594-2777.
Community Blood Center serves hospitals in the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area, as well as eastern Kansas and western Missouri. CBC provides nearly 200,000 blood products per year to 70 area hospitals – and relies on volunteer donors each day to meet the need for life-saving gifts of blood. CBC operates 365/24/7 to deliver safe, high-quality products to meet transfusion needs for routine care and emergencies.

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