Reminder - Blood Donation in The Dalles April 23, 2018

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Reminder - Blood Donation in The Dalles April 23, 2018

The American Red Cross is having a blood drive in The Dalles this week. Please donate as you could help save a life.  Blood drives are at the following times and locations:

 

Monday, April 23, 2018, 1pm - 6:00pm: St Peter's Parish Center, 1220 W 10th St, The Dalles, OR

 

If you are not able to donate this month, there is likely another opportunity next month.

 

To donate blood, you can sign-up here. Input your Zip Code in the Blue or Red box where indicated. Then follow the steps to sign up and donate blood.  

Blood Drive Invite

Here are some facts about blood needs and why your donation is important:

Facts about blood needs (from American Red Cross website)

  • 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.
  • The blood used in an emergency is already on the shelves before the event occurs.
  • It is estimated that sickle cell disease affects 90,000 to 100,000 people in the U.S. About 1,000 babies are born with the disease each year. Sickle cell patients can require frequent blood transfusions throughout their lives.
  • According to the American Cancer Society, more than 1.69 million people are expected to be diagnosed with cancer in 2017. Many of them will need blood, sometimes daily, during their chemotherapy treatment.
  • A single car accident victim can require as many as 100 pints of blood.
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Jeremy K. Frost
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Thank you for keeping us posted and up to date. Have a great rest of the weekend!

Apr 22, 2018 02:27 PM #1
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Lane Yates
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Very useful facts & information! Thanks for sharing

May 23, 2018 11:09 AM #2
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Robert Vegas Bob Swetz
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Hello Mel and giving blood it a great cause!

Hope you had a wonderful Memorial Day 2018 and ...

 

I wrote a new post about reaching out to ActiveRain members that are following me at the AR network, your name showed up #141 on my list ;o)

 

May 30, 2018 08:01 AM #3
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Robert Vegas Bob Swetz
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Hello again Mel,

Thanks for the heads up on my post about my visit to Alaska, I changed it right away and that would be $45 dollars per day ... My Bad!

And I do remember when I lived in Portland in the late 70's and the many times I would visit Hood River.

Jun 03, 2018 03:14 PM #4
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I do remember when I could rent a car for $45 a month.  Have fun in Alaska.

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