Heroes Are Defined By What They Do
(St. Petersburg, FL, August 25, 2014) OneBlood, your local blood center, is holding a special Labor Day event at all donor center locations. Blood donors who donate at center locations on Friday, August 29 through Monday, September 1 will receive a limited edition Heroes T-shirt and a $10 eGift card.
Donating blood is one of the most powerful actions any human being can take. Your donation will literally save someone’s life. It is that profound. Donations can impact patients within a few days. This Labor Day weekend, share your power to save lives by giving blood. See Ethan’s story on how blood donor’s helped save his life at http://www.oneblood.org/media/Genre/Featured-Story/202982-ethans-story.stml
For locations and times visit oneblood.org or call 1.888.9.DONATE (1.888.936.6283)
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. See more about OneBlood and the importance of donating blood at http://www.oneblood.org/about/
There are eight different blood types and each one holds a unique power to save lives. The OneBlood 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.
OneBlood is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) community asset responsible for providing safe, available and affordable blood to more than 200 hospital partners and their patients. The service area of OneBlood includes the Tampa Bay area, the Orlando-metro area and surrounding Central Florida counties, South and Southeast Florida, parts of Southwest Florida, Pensacola, Tallahassee and areas in Southern Georgia and Alabama. The OneBlood name is a constant reminder of the collective power we share to save another person’s life.