Each Donor Receives Free Commemorative Shirt
(St. Petersburg, FL., October 22, 2014) This year’s “Starve a Vampire Donate Blood” T-shirt will no doubt fly off the shelves. It is one of the most highly prized blood donor T-shirts each year, and this year is no exception. Blood donors will receive this commemorative T-shirt by donating at any OneBlood Donor Center or bloodmobile between Wednesday, October 22 and Friday, October 31. Donating blood may be a way of starving a vampire, and it definitely saves lives! Nothing would be scarier than missing the opportunity to help hospital patients and to receive one of these ghoulish T-shirts. For more information go to www.oneblood.org/halloween
For Donation Locations or To Schedule an Appointment Visit
oneblood.org or Call: 1.800.68.BLOOD (1.800.682.5563)
Appointments Honored, Walk-ins Welcome
In addition, all donors receive a wellness checkup of blood pressure, pulse, iron count and temperature, 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.