Blood Drive at The Pond

by Christine McDonald

The American Red Cross is coming to Franklin. You never know when it might be you or your loved ones? Give blood, feel instant gratification and save lives.

The American Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that relies on volunteers and the generosity of Americans.

Not only can we make a difference in patients in our community, but also throughout the nation.

Let’s put this date on our calendars and show our Williamson County support:

Sunday January 31, 2016 from 10:00am to 3:00pm, The Red Cross will be at The Pond, 595 Hillsboro Road.

Feel Good Facts

• The American Red Cross give about 40 % of the Nations Blood Supply

• Shelters, feeds and provides supplies and emotional support to victims of disasters

• Teaches skills that save lives

• Provides international humanitarian aid

• Supports military members and their families.

Blood Donor Tips

Save Time – the RapidPass

Blood Donors can now save time. Prior to arriving at the blood drive, the RapidPass is given by completing the health history questionnaire online. It only takes a matter of minutes. For your RapidPass click here redcrossblood.org/RapidPass

Eligibility

A blood donor card, driver’s license or 2 other forms of identification are required at check-in.

Individuals 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), must weigh at least 110 pounds and are generally in good health. High School students and all donors must meet certain height and weight requirements.

Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information.
All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license

For more information, please visit redcross.org or visit on Twitter at @RedCross.

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