Red Cross Needs 'Weekend Warriors'

November 12, 2013

Donate Platelets Monday Through Friday and Be Rewarded


Timing is everything when it comes to platelet donations. Platelets are used for patients every day, but there is currently a greater need for platelet donors Friday through Monday.


That’s where you come in. We need current platelet donors to become Weekend Warriors. When you do, you’ll be rewarded!


Pledge to donate platelets Friday through Monday three times between December 1, 2013 and February 28, 2014 and you’ll be a Weekend Warrior. When you pledge, you’ll receive a silicone wristband.


We’ll automatically track your donations and when you complete your pledge, you’ll receive a $15 credit at There are hundreds of choices for restaurants and stores where you can use your credit.


Becoming a Weekend Warrior is easy, just ask at your next platelet donation or call 1-866-725-2140 to sign up today!



About the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 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 or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross