13WMAZ Hosts Winter Blood Drive with the American Red Cross

December 12, 2012

Holiday shopping can be stressful, but picking out the perfect gift doesn’t have to be that hard. “Give Something That Means Something” this season with 13WMAZ and the American Red Cross.  Blood drives will be held on December 28 and 29 at the following locations: 

GALLERIA MALL  |  2950 Watson Blvd., Centerville, Ga. 31028

               December 28:  2 p.m. – 7 p.m.  | December 29:  Noon – 5 p.m.

MACON DONOR CENTER  |  3755 Bloomfield Rd., Suite 12B, Macon, Ga. 31206

               December 28:  8 a.m. – 4 p.m.  | December 29:  8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

AMSTAR THEATER  |  5996 Zebulon Rd., Macon, GA 31210

               December 29:  Noon – 5 p.m.

MILLEDGEVILLE MALL  |  2400 North Columbia St., Milledgeville, GA 31061

               December 29:  Noon – 5 p.m.

“Donating blood is an opportunity for people to give the most important gift of all, the ‘Gift of Life,’” said Randy Edwards, chief executive officer, American Red Cross, Southern Blood Services Region. “We thank 13WMAZ for spreading the word about the importance of blood donation and helping us meet the needs of patients in our area and across the country.”

Presenting donors will receive a free shirt and be entered for a chance to win a $1,000 American Express gift card. For more information or to schedule an appointment to donate, please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or click here.

The Red Cross Southern Blood Services Region provides lifesaving blood to patients in more than 120 hospitals. Approximately 1,200 people need to give blood or platelets each week day to meet hospital demands. 



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 redcross.org or join our blog