(St. Petersburg, FL. September 30, 2015) Kathy Kino is a breast cancer survivor and living proof that blood donations save lives. According to the American Cancer Society, there are nearly 126,000 new cases of cancer in the US in 2015 alone. Many cancer patients like Kathy require blood and platelet transfusions to sustain their lives during treatment. Kathy is a university professor, a chaplain and a mom who is inspiring others with her story. She is a strong advocate for blood donations. Click HERE to see Kathy’s story.
Save lives by donating blood at any OneBlood Donor Center or on a Big Red Bus from October 1st through 18th and receive a commemorative “Nobody Fights Cancer Alone” T-shirt, along with a wellness check-up of blood pressure, pulse, temperature and iron count, including a cholesterol screening.
For OneBlood Donor Center Locations and Hours
And Big Red Bus Blood Drives Visit
Or Call 1.888.9.DONATE (1.888.936.6283)
Appointments Honored, Walk-Ins Welcome
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.