(St. Petersburg, FL. December 9, 2014) WFLA-TV News Channel 8 has teamed up with OneBlood and Chick-fil-A to host the 26th annual 8 On Your Side Holiday Blood Drive on Friday, December 19, 2014.
8 On Your Side
Holiday Blood Drive
Friday, December 19, 2014
WFLA News Channel 8
200 S. Parker St.
8:00a.m. – 6:30p.m.
For all locations or appointments
Bloodmobiles Will Be At These
Chick-fil-A Locations From
12 noon – 6 p.m.
All lifesaving donors will receive a long sleeve T-shirt and a coupon for a FREE Chick-n-minis (3 count) and a Chick-fil-A Grilled Chicken Sandwich OR Chick-fil-A grilled Chicken Nuggets (8-count), plus a wellness check-up of blood pressure, pulse, temperature and iron count, including a cholesterol screening. In addition, the gift of a 2015 Chick-fil-A Cow Calendar will be given to all donors while supplies last. The calendar includes one FREE Chick-fil-A offer each month.
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 or call 1.800.68.BLOOD (1.800.682.5663).
Every two seconds someone needs blood. Blood that is donated today will likely be transfused 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, 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. The OneBlood name is a constant reminder of the collective power we share to save another person’s life.