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Sign Up Now for Halloween Blood Drive

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

ASHEVILLE NC – Feeling a little dark and dismal this Halloween? Discover the joy of giving and saving lives. Have a ghoulishly good time at Pack Library’s 7th annual Halloween Blood Drive on Monday, October 29 from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Our need for blood is constant – and when Dracula comes to your door on Halloween; you can say you gave at the library! Please go to www.redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code buncombecounty or contact Carla at [email protected] to schedule your appointment.

All presenting donors are automatically entered into a monthly drawing for a $1000 gift card provided by the American Red Cross – and will have a chance to win one of many door prizes provided by Target, Sams Club, Malaprops Bookstore and Sensibilities Day Spa. All donors will also receive a free bag of treats to sweeten their day, while supplies last.

County Blood Drive – January 18

Monday, January 16th, 2012

ASHEVILLE NC – There was a serious crash involving a tractor trailer and a church van in Transylvania County on December 21, which completely depleted the Red Save a life, give blood.Cross’ supply of O negative blood in the Asheville area.

It’s important to remember that a serious crash could happen at any time, anywhere – and we want to make sure blood is available when patients need it. While all blood types are needed, type O negative is always in high demand, as it can be transfused to anyone in an emergency situation like this.

Every two seconds someone in the US needs blood. Blood and platelets can be used for trauma victims – due to accidents and burns – heart surgery patients, organ transplant patients, premature babies, when there are complications during childbirth, and for patients receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer or other diseases, such as sickle cell disease.

Can you help? Please come to Buncombe County Government’s blood drive and donate. Every pint of blood a donor gives can save three lives.

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

Buncombe County Blood Drive
Wednesday, January 18
9:30a.m. to 2p.m.
Training & Development Building
199 College Street

Call Stacy Taylor at 231-3055 to schedule your appointment or go to www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code buncombecounty.

All presenting donors are automatically entered into a drawing for a pair of Delta Air Lines tickets!

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:

www.membersforlife.org/cbsr/schedule
Enter sponsor code 11594

Or register by calling:

Rae at 250-6516.

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

Red Cross Blood Drive at the Haywood Park Hotel Scheduled for November 24th

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

ASHEVILLE, NC – The American Red Cross which assists in humanitarians efforts all over the world is hosting a blood drive for Western North Carolina on Wednesday, November 24th from 10 am to 3.30 pm. The event will have food, music, and prizes. Though it’s a very busy day for many  people in the area right before Thanksgiving, it’s  a wonderful way to give back to the community this holiday season.

The drive will go towards saving hundreds of lives for people this year. According to the Red Cross, there is a critical need for donors right now.  Stop in the Haywood Park Hotel on One Battery Park Avenue to help in the effort this holiday season. Call 828.777.3364 for more information about the drive.