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Thanks to blood drive participants
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Dear Editor,
We want to thank everyone who participated in the American Red Cross blood drive Monday March 21st. There were 86 donors who came in to share their life-giving blood. We didn’t make our goal by 33 donors, but those who gave can feel proud we did our civic duty and helped to ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients in hospitals throughout our area. We thank all of you for your time and effort and for your donations of blood. We hope you will continue to donate at future blood drives as well.
I hope you will all look forward to saving more lives at our next drive Monday May 23rd. If you would like to help, please calll-800-Give-Life. The American Red Cross would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to you and your community for continuously supporting the Red Cross blood program. Your support is a wonderful example of how to give back to your community and help patients in need.
People commonly underestimate the need for blood and the difference that even one donation can make to ensure blood is available when and where it’s needed.
As a blood donor or volunteer, each of you has helped the Red Cross fulfill their mission of a safe and ample blood supply. Hospital patients rely on us and we delivered! I want to thank each of you for being a part of this lifesaving experience. Especially St. Rose Parish for use of their facilities and the wonderful volunteers at R.S.V.P., we couldn’t do this drive without you! Also Dairy Queen for the great ice cream and En-Rev for the fresh bottled water they always provide. The Fort Zarah Unit provided cookies and they were delicious. Also, a big thank you for the Trustees from Barton County. They were a great help setting up and clean up afterwards.
We look forward to saving more lives at our next drive May 23rd, 2016. Please keep in mind our blood donations are now collected at St. Rose Parish. If you would like to help in any way please call 1-800-Give-Life.
Corry Herrman
Blood Drive Chair