White House Police Department Sponsors Blood Drive
One Lucky Blood Donor Wins a Pair of Titans Tickets
(Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 22, 2011)
Looking for something to do this Labor Day? Get on the good side of the law by giving blood at the White House Police Department blood drive.
By donating blood, you earn the right to a full day of rest and relaxation. Isn’t that what Labor Day is all about? Plus, you will feel even better knowing your blood donation has the potential to save up to three lives.
Come on, you’ve worked hard all year. You deserve a break, and so do the numerous hospital patients in our area in need of blood.
You are invited to give blood on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the White House Fire Hall located at 416 Highway 76 in White House. To schedule your blood donation appointment, call Capt. Mingledorff at (615) 672-4903. Walk-in donors are welcome.
Anyone who presents to donate blood at this drive is eligible to enter a drawing for a pair of Tennessee Titans football tickets. One winner selected by random drawing.
As an extra incentive this summer, anyone who presents to donate blood on Labor Day weekend, Friday through Monday, is automatically entered into a drawing for a $1,000 gas card.
Plus, anyone who presents to donate blood Wednesday, May 25 through Wednesday, Sept. 14 is automatically entered into the Red Cross Racing “Summer Drive Sweepstakes” to win a brand new 2012 red candy metallic Ford Fiesta SE, courtesy of Ford Motor Company. One winner is selected by random drawing on Monday, Sept. 19. For more information, or to schedule your summer blood donation appointment, please visit redcrossracing.com or call 1-800-RED CROSS.
How to Donate Blood:
Call 1-800 RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org for more information or to make an appointment. All blood types are needed to ensure the Red Cross maintains an adequate blood supply. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Donors must be in general good health, weigh at least 110 pounds and be at least 17 years old (16 with completed Parental Consent Form). New height and weight restrictions apply to donors 18 and younger.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation's blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and 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.