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|Date & Time:||
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
2:00 PM-7:00 PM
|Suggested Audiences:||Elders, Adult, College, High School|
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Milton Branch Library
Meeting Room C
855 Mayfield Road
Alpharetta, GA 30009-3035
|Cost:||All programs are free and open to the public.|
|Description:||The Fairways is excited to team up with the American Red Cross for our first blood drive of 2018. Join us on Wednesday, February 28 from 1:00 to 6:00 PM for an afternoon of giving back to those in need.
To sign up as a donor, simply visit http://www.redcrossblood.org/ and search for the drive by our zip code 30009. You can also call the Milton Library for assistance.
This blood drive is open to the public, so get your friends, family and loved ones to come down! Curious about the Red Cross? Check out some facts about the organization and it's importance:
Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood.
Approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed every day in the U.S.
Nearly 7,000 units of platelets and 10,000 units of plasma are needed daily in the U.S.
Nearly 21 million blood components are transfused each year in the U.S.
The average red blood cell transfusion is approximately 3 pints.
The blood type most often requested by hospitals is type O.
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Created: December 15, 2017 at 1:41 PM
Last Modified: January 23, 2018 at 11:59 AM
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