VUMC to host blood drive


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VANDALIA – Vandalia United Methodist Church will host a community blood drive Monday, Oct. 12 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Community Blood Center (CBC) Bloodmobile will be at 200 South Dixie Drive. Everyone who registers to donate will receive the CBC “Every Donor Makes a Difference – Give Hope, Give Blood” cancer awareness t-shirt. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call 1-800-388-GIVE.

The “Make a Difference” campaign supports October National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Everyone who registers to donate now through Saturday, Oct. 31 at any CBC Donor Center and most CBC mobile blood drives will receive the “Every Donor Makes a Difference – Give Hope, Give Blood” t-shirt. The design features a “fight cancer” ribbon composed of multi-colored ribbons representing the many types of cancer.

Your donation will help cancer patients and many others in need of blood transfusions and other blood products. We especially encourage the continued support of type O whole blood donors and type A/B platelet and plasma donors.

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Learn more at www.GivingBlood.org.

Learn more at www.GivingBlood.org.