(St. Petersburg, FL. April 26, 2016) Since blood donors help to save lives and families, select Publix Supermarkets are hosting blood drives over this Mother’s Day weekend. Donors can share their power to save lives by giving blood and enjoy a FREE $10 Publix gift card.
Mother’s Day Weekend
Saturday & Sunday
May 7 & 8
10AM – 4PM
$10 Publix Gift Card
Will Be At These Publix Locations
On The Dates Shown
Saturday, May 7
Sunday, May 8
In addition, all lifesaving donors will receive a wellness checkup 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. Photo ID is required. To learn more about the importance of blood donation and how donors can target the power of their blood type visit oneblood.org.
One in three people will need blood in their lifetime. 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.