Blood Drive – City Hall April 9, 2013

CITY OF LONG BEACH TO HOST BLOOD DRIVE

The City of Long Beach will hold its annual Spring Blood Drive on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from 11:00am to 5:00pm on the Blood Services Bus located outside Long Beach City Hall located at 1 West Chester Street in Long Beach.

The City invites and encourages members of the community to participate in the drive to support Long Island Blood Services. 1,000 units of blood are needed daily by patients in more than 50 hospitals served by Long Island Blood Services. These include accident victims, surgical patients, cancer patients, burn victims, hemophiliacs and the elderly.

Anyone who is between the ages of 17 and 75, in good health and weighs at least 110 pounds can donate blood. Donors should have eaten and should bring Photo ID with signature.

Donors can enter into a raffle to receive a pair of tickets to an upcoming Yankee game. Game scheduled for 4/17. Five pair of tickets to be raffled off.

To register call 516 478-5023. Walk-Ins welcome. PLEASE HELP SAVE LIVES… Become a blood donor.

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