Monthly community blood drive set at CMH


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WILMINGTON – CMH Regional Health System will help build a better summer blood supply by hosting its monthly community blood drive Wednesday, Aug. 8 from noon to 6:30 p.m. in the conference room next to the hospital cafeteria, 610 West Main St.

Everyone who registers to donate will get the “We Are the Brave – We Are Blood Donors” t-shirt and a chance to win a home improvement gift card. Schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call 1-800-388-GIVE.

August is the final month of the Community Blood Center “Build a Better Blood Supply Summer Blood Drive” drawing for a $5,000 home improvement gift card. Everyone who registers to donate May 29 through Sept. 1 is automatically entered in the drawing. (Donors must be age 18 by Sept. 1 to win).

Eligible donors can enter a second time when they register for a second donation during the blood drive period. Official rules are available at www.givingblood.org.

The new monthly CMH Regional Health blood drive schedule began in June. It maintains the traditional schedule of every second Wednesday of the month from noon to 6:30 p.m. It also continues to include apheresis for platelet and plasma donations.

Donors can park in the visitors’ parking lot and enter through the main entrance on the lower level. Welcome desk volunteers can direct you to the conference room on the first floor.

Learn more at www.GivingBlood.org.

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