St. Albans, WV — In a vital collaboration aimed at addressing the perpetual need for blood donations, the St. Albans Police Department (SAPD) is joining forces with the American Red Cross to host a Blood Drive on October 30, 2023.
- Date: Monday, October 30, 2023
- Time: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
- Location: Conference Room & Courtroom, St. Albans Police Department, 613 MacCorkle Ave, St Albans, WV
Amidst the challenging times that see blood banks grappling with shortages, SAPD proudly steps into the fold, exemplifying the essence of community service and embodying the American Red Cross tagline: “Give Something that Means Something. Give Blood.”
To make a meaningful impact and support the healthcare community, SAPD has set a commendable goal of securing 30 appointments for the Blood Drive. The collective donations from these appointments possess the potential to save numerous lives and profoundly impact the well-being of recipients.
Those willing to contribute to this pivotal cause are encouraged to schedule an appointment by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visiting RedCrossBlood.org and entering the code: SAPD.
In a bid to express heartfelt gratitude to the donors, those who give blood from October 21 through November 9 will receive a $10 gift card via email. Additionally, donors will be entered into a weekly draw, offering a chance to win a $5,000 prize. Three lucky donors will be chosen over three weeks. Terms and conditions can be found at rcblood.org/lunch.
SAPD invites all eligible and new donors to participate in this life-affirming event. By joining hands, the community of St. Albans can fortify the noble cause of saving lives through their valuable blood donations.
About St. Albans Police Department
Dedicated to serving and protecting the community of St. Albans, SAPD works tirelessly to ensure the safety and well-being of its residents. This blood drive is a testament to their ongoing commitment to community engagement and well-being.
About the American Red Cross
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds, and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid, and supports military members and their families.
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