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Community Blood Drive Feb 6

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

ASHEVILLE NC – Park Ridge Health and The Blood Connection will host a blood drive on Thursday, Feb. 6, from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. The drive will take place on a mobile unit near the ER entrance at Park Ridge Health. Anyone at least 17 years old and weighing at least 110 pounds is welcome to donate. Donors are advised to eat a healthy meal and drink lots of water before donating blood. Each donor will receive his or her choice of a free movie ticket or t-shirt. To sign up to donate, please call 855-PRH-LIFE (855-774-5433).

About Park Ridge Health:  Park Ridge Health provides personalized care throughout the region, offering a dedicated network of more than 130 primary care and specialty providers, a boutique delivery experience, cardiac care and rehab, state-of-the-art surgical care, nationally awarded cancer services, full-service orthopedic care and the only accredited hyperbaric medicine facility in Western North Carolina. For more information about Park Ridge Health or to find a physician, please visit www.parkridgehealth.org or call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).


County Blood Drive December 30

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

ASHEVILLE NC – Donors of all blood types are needed, especially O negative, A negative and B negative. Type O negative blood is universal and can potentially be transfused to patients of any blood type.

This holiday, give something that means something.

Photo of drops of blood.Give blood and you could help save up to three lives.

The drive is open to anyone qualified to give and it only takes around an hour.

Buncombe County Blood Drive
Monday, December 30
10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Administration Building
200 College Street
Conference Room

Call Samantha Holcombe at 230-6322 or go to www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code buncombecounty to schedule your appointment.

TYPE “O” Blood Desperately Needed!

Friday, October 28th, 2011

ASHEVILLE NC – Feeling a little dark and dismal this Halloween? Discover the joy of giving and saving lives.

NC Red Cross says that there is such a shortage of type O blood that hospitals are having to delay surgeries.

Monday, October 31 from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Buncombe County Government and Pack Memorial Library are sponsoring our annual Halloween American Red Cross Blood Drive and… “Ve vant your blood!”

Every donor may save up to three lives with their donation… and in exchange, you get the warm feeling that comes from giving. AND, this year, you also receive a black Halloween-themed Red Cross t-shirt, a bag of treats, and a chance to win a wonderful door prize! All the best ghouls and ghosts will be there.

Remember, if Dracula rings your doorbell that evening, you can say you already gave. Go to www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code 12597 to make an appointment, or contact Carla Hollar at [email protected].

Buncombe County Blood Drive – Sign Up Now!

Monday, August 8th, 2011

ASHEVILLE, NC – The American Red Cross needs your help. Our country’s blood supply is in critical need for all types. Please come to Buncombe County Government’s blood drive and donate. Every pint of blood our donors give can save three lives.

Buncombe County Blood Drive
Tuesday, August 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Training and Development Building
199 College StreetThis drive is open to anyone qualified to give and it only takes around an hour.

Register online at:

Enter sponsor code 11594

Or register by calling:

Rae at 250-6516.

Any questions? Check with the American Red Cross at www.redcrossblood.org.