(St. Petersburg, FL: December 11, 2013) WFLA-TV News Channel 8, The Tampa Tribune, TBO.com and CENTRO Tampa have teamed up with OneBlood and Outback Steakhouse to host the 25th annual 8 On Your Side Holiday Blood Drive on Friday, December 20, 2013.
8 On Your Side Holiday Blood Drive
Friday, December 20, 2013
The News Center
202 S. Parker St.
8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
In addition, donors can also give blood on the bloodmobiles from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM at fifteen Outback Steakhouse restaurants throughout Tampa Bay. Call 1.800.68BLOOD (1.800.682.5663) or click here for locations.
All blood donors will receive a $10 Outback Steakhouse gift card, and a wellness check up of blood pressure, pulse, temperature, iron count and cholesterol screening.
Generally, healthy people age 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can donate blood. For more information about donating blood, center locations and hours, go to oneblood.org
Every two seconds, someone needs a blood transfusion in the US. Blood donations profoundly affect the lives of patients in our community. In many cases one donation could impact or even save the lives of three patients.