(St. Petersburg, FL. May 19, 2014) Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs a blood transfusion. Blood donations are crucial to the health and wellbeing of our community. That’s why EVOS invites people in the community to join them for a special “Share Your Power” blood drive.
All blood donors will receive a FREE item or meal offer from EVOS and OneBlood T-shirt, plus a wellness checkup which includes blood pressure, temperature, iron count and a cholesterol screening. For more information please call 1.800.68.BLOOD (1.800.682.5663).
Bloodmobiles will be at these EVOS locations on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 from 11:00AM-5:30PM
10205 Lake Carroll Way
Tampa, FL 33618
EVOS St. Petersburg
2631 4th Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33704
EVOS South Tampa
609 South Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33608
EVOS West Shore Mall- Tampa
250 WestShore Plaza
Tampa, FL 33609
Generally healthy people age 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can donate blood. To learn more about the importance of blood donation and how donors can target the power of their blood type visit oneblood.org.
There are eight different blood types and each one holds a unique power to save lives. OneBlood’s Target Your Type program gives donors the ability to learn the power of their blood type and how to donate the specific components of their blood that are most needed by area hospitals.
On January 27, 2012 three of Florida’s independent, not-for-profit blood centers, Community Blood Centers of Florida, Inc. (CBCF), Florida’s Blood Centers, Inc. (FBC) and Florida Blood Services, Inc. (FBS) came together in a merger of equals and OneBlood, Inc. was established. OneBlood is responsible for providing safe, available and affordable blood to its hospital partners and their patients. The service area of OneBlood includes the Tampa Bay area, South and Southeast Florida, the Orlando-metro area and surrounding Central Florida counties, parts of Southwest Florida, Pensacola and Tallahassee and some parts of Southern Georgia and Alabama.
EVOS is a fast-casual restaurant offering simple yet flavorful all-American favorites, including burgers, wraps and salads. EVOS’ fare is healthier for people and the planet because it’s made with the freshest natural and organic ingredients using earth-friendly methods and materials. With locations in Florida and North Carolina, EVOS sources only the very best ingredients such as naturally raised beef with no added hormones or antibiotics. The EVOS philosophy of “Feel Great” has guided the company throughout its 19 year history – inspiring its focus on offering healthier food choices including school lunches for children, environmental and social awareness and advocacy and support for local communities. Named the “Greenest Burger Chain in America” for three consecutive years by Greenopia.com, a leading green consumer guide, EVOS employs a variety of sustainable business practices. From the purchase of renewable wind energy to the use of alternative, eco-friendly cooking methods, EVOS has perfected the art of serving great tasting, affordable food that leaves everyone who eats it feeling a little better about themselves.