(St. Petersburg, FL, August 21, 2013) Over the long Labor Day holiday weekend, OneBlood will be holding special blood drives at all Tampa Bay Donor Centers, as well as select locations of community partners, to help prevent blood shortages. Prospective donors are encouraged to share their power to save lives by giving blood at any of these locations.
|Tampa Bay Donor Centers
Fri., Aug. 30 – Mon., Sept. 2
Donors Receive a T-shirt
& a FREE $10 eGift Card!
|Select Movie Theaters
Fri., Aug. 30 & Sat., Aug. 31
2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Donors Receive Two Vouchers, Each for a FREE Movie Ticket!
|Select Walmart Stores
Sun., Sept. 1 & Mon., Sept. 2
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Donors Receive a FREE $10 Walmart Gift Card!
All donors will also enjoy a wellness check-up of blood pressure, pulse, temperature and iron count, including a cholesterol screening. In addition, donors who give blood twice between June 1 and September 30, 2013 will receive a voucher for a free steak dinner courtesy of Outback Steakhouse and be entered into a drawing to win “Outback for a Year”! For further details and rules visit www.oneblood.org/outback/
Generally, healthy people age 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can donate blood. Blood donations profoundly affect the lives of patients in our community and in many cases one donation can save up to three patients.