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2013-07-14 23:02:55

The American Red Cross approves The Mansards Apartments, one of the premier apartment communities in Northwest Indiana, as a collection site for blood drives in the region. (PRWEB) July 14, 2013 The American Red Cross has approved The Mansards Apartments located in Griffith, Indiana as a recognized collection site for blood drives organized within the Griffith/Hammond area of Northwest Indiana. The site was approved after The Mansards reached out to the Red Cross earlier this year to...

2013-07-02 23:20:25

William Mattar Law Offices Hosted a Unyts blood drive on Friday, June 21, 2013. Buffalo, New York (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 William Mattar Law Offices hosted a Unyts blood drive on Friday, June 21, 2013. The Blood Drive was open to the public and was held at 6720 Main St. Williamsville. Blood is a resource that is extremely important for the health of the community. A transfusion is needed every two seconds in the United States. One car accident victim can need up to 100 pints of blood. A...

2013-06-02 23:03:47

Beginning Monday, June 3 and running through August 31, 2013, area blood donors will receive a coupon for a free Pint of frozen custard from Culver´s (while supplies last) as part of Culver´s “Give a Pint, Get a Pint”. Rockford, IL (PRWEB) June 02, 2013 Beginning Monday, June 3 and running through August 31, 2013, area blood donors will receive a coupon for a free Pint of frozen custard from Culver´s (while supplies last) as part of Culver´s “Give a...

Incentives Can Boost Blood Donations
2013-05-24 05:53:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Offering gift cards or other rewards to potential donors can increase the amount of blood provided for transfusions and other medical purposes without adverse safety effects, according to a new report published in Friday´s edition of the journal Science. Economists from Johns Hopkins University, the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM), and the University of Sydney assert that providing incentives such as gift cards,...

2013-05-19 23:02:39

Beginning Wednesday, May 29 and running through Wednesday, August 28, the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) will feature “Hot Dog Wednesdays" and Ice Cold Slushies at donor centers in Rockford and Belvidere. Rockford, IL (PRWEB) May 19, 2013 Beginning Wednesday, May 29 and running through Wednesday, August 28, the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) will feature “Hot Dog Wednesdays" and Ice Cold Slushies at donor centers in Rockford and Belvidere. RRVBC will provide hot...


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