(St. Petersburg, FL, September 4, 2014) All OneBlood donors in Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco and Pinellas counties who share their power to save lives by giving blood during the month of September will receive a thank you gift coupon for a free haircut from SportClips, valid through November 9, 2014 at participating locations. Visit www.oneblood.org or call 1-800-68BLOOD (1.800.682.5663) for Donor Center and bloodmobile locations. Visit www.sportclips.com for a list of Tampa Bay area locations.
In addition, all lifesaving donors will enjoy a ‘State of the Blood Supply’ T-shirt, along will a wellness check up of blood pressure, pulse, temperature and iron count, including a cholesterol screening
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
Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs a blood transfusion. Blood that is donated today will likely be transfused into a patient within two to three days. The turn-around is that fast, the need is constant.
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.