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WAFF 48 Back-To-School Blood Drive

It's a bummer when summer is almost over. There's still time to make it count. Roll up your sleeves and save some lives! Join WAFF 48 and the American Red Cross at the...

WAFF 48 Back-To-School Blood Drive

Thursday, August 16th

11am-5pm

MADISON SQUARE MALL

(***Center Court***)

5901 University Drive, Huntsville

Blood supply levels are at critical lows. Our string of severe weather has decreased much needed blood donations. Let's build our area blood inventory back up! Support the WAFF 48 Back-To-School Blood Drive. Donate in honor of a loved one lost or struggling with a health hardship… Donate to help others in need of blood now… Donate to help your community.

Want the VIP Experience or extra cash for class? Save lives this summer! All presenting volunteer donors at the WAFF 48 Back-To-School Blood Drive will receive a FREE slice of CiCi's Pizza (while supplies last,) a FREE Sports Clips haircut coupon, a FREE Walgreens Walking Kit (pedometer, journal, bag), plus a chance to win one of three $1,000 gift cards. But wait?! There's more! The first 25 donors will receive a pair of Disney on Ice tickets. All WAFF 48 Back-To-School Blood Drive donors get a Disney on Ice discount and entered to win a Disney on Ice VIP Experience. Wow! You might be too cool for school with cash, haircuts, and Disney fun!

Feel great when you donate! Every pint counts. Your blood donation helps meet the needs of hospital patients. One pint of blood can save up to three lives. Every two seconds, someone needs a blood transfusion. Blood can't be manufactured; it can only come from volunteer donors.

Get ready for your donation. Drink plenty of fluids. Wear something comfortable. Eat iron rich foods. Bring a list of medications you are taking and your ID.

Do you have a lot of friends? The best blood donors bring buddies. Click here>>> TO SEND AN ECARD

To make an appointment for this blood drive, please visit www.redcrossblood.orgEnter sponsor code: MADISONSQUARE

Did you already sign up? Share your story. Encourage others to save lives. Click here>>> TO BECOME A WAFF 48 COMMUNITY BLOGGER TODAY.

Thank you for making a difference in your community.

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies more than 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.

 

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