(St. Petersburg, FL. September 7, 2016) September is Childhood Cancer as well as Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month. Please make a difference in the lives of cancer patients and their families by giving blood or platelets at any OneBlood Donor Center and enjoy a Limited Edition “Fight Cancer-Donate Blood” T-shirt!
See our story about Benji the Brave and how blood donors helped him have the strength to fight leukemia by clicking HERE. Click HERE to learn more about giving platelets to give second chances to cancer patients.
Cancer Awareness Month
At Donor Centers
For Locations, Hours
& Appointments Visit
or call 1.888.9.DONATE
All Donors Receive a
“Fight Cancer-Donate Blood”
In addition, all donors receive 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. 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.
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 throughout most of Florida, parts of Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina. The OneBlood name is a constant reminder of the collective power we share to save another person’s life.