(St. Petersburg, Fla. Dec. 11, 2012) The Tampa Tribune, WFLA-TV News Channel 8, TBO.com and CENTRO Tampa have teamed up with Florida Blood Services (FBS) and Publix Supermarkets to host their 24th annual Channel 8 Holiday Blood Drive on Friday, December 21, 2012.
Channel 8 Holiday Blood Drive
Friday, December 21, 2012
The News Center
202 S. Parker St.
8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
All FBS Donor Centers in Tampa Bay will also be participating along with bloodmobiles located at twenty select Publix locations from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. These addresses can be found at www.fbsblood.org or by calling 800-68 BLOOD (25663).
All ‘Holiday Hero’ blood donors will receive a $10 Publix gift card, as well as a wellness check up including blood pressure, pulse, temperature, iron count and a cholesterol screening.
Generally healthy people age 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can be blood donors. Identification is required prior to donation. For blood donor eligibility requirements click HERE.