Fourth of July Red Cross Blood Drives:  Be proud to be a donor at Mall of Georgia and Town Center at Cobb (July 2-4)

Fourth of July Red Cross Blood Drives: Be proud to be a donor at Mall of Georgia and Town Center at Cobb (July 2-4)

Supporters who come out and donate blood will receive a complimentary gift from the American Red Cross (while supplies last!)

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 — Help save lives… Donate blood this Fourth of July weekend! The American Red Cross will host two blood drives at Mall of Georgia and Town Center at Cobb this Fourth of July weekend from Saturday, July 2 through Monday, July 4. Supporters who come out and donate blood will receive a complimentary gift from the American Red Cross (while supplies last!). 

 

Why get involved?  Here are some quick facts, courtesy of the American Red Cross:

  • Someone needs blood every two seconds in the U.S.
  • Just one pint of blood can save up to three lives!
  • Approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed in the U.S. every day.
  • Type O is the most requested by hospitals.
  • Approximately 38 percent of the U.S. population is eligible to donate – yet less than 10 percent actually do!
  • The American Red Cross supplies approximately 40% of the nation's blood supply.

 

WHEN/WHERE:

Mall of Georgia: 3333 Buford Drive, Buford, GA 30519

  • Upper Level near Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • July 2-4, 12-5 p.m. 
  • All supporters who come out to donate blood at Mall of Georgia will receive a limited edition American Red Cross lunch cooler (while supplies last!!)

                       

Town Center at Cobb: 400 Barrett Pkwy, Kennesaw, GA 30144

  • Sears Court
  • July 2-4, 12-5 p.m.
  • All supporters who come out to donate blood at Town Center at Cobb will receive a limited edition gift, including a Chick-fil-A canteen and more (while supplies last!!)

 

HOW: Log on to http://redcrossblood.org to schedule an appointment in advance. Enter the code ‘moga’ for Mall of Georgia or ‘tcac’ for Town Center at Cobb.

 

For more information on these events at Mall of Georgia and Town Center at Cobb,
please visit http://bit.ly/mog_july4arc and http://bit.ly/tcc_july4arc.

 

For more blood donation facts, visit the American Red Cross online at www.givelife.org.

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