October blood drives listed


DARKE COUNTY – Honor October Breast Cancer Awareness Month by donating at any Darke County community blood drive listed below. Everyone who registers to donate will receive the “My Compassion Defines Me. I Donate Blood to Fight Cancer” T-shirt. Make an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call (937) 461-3220.

The “My Compassion Defines Me” t-shirt is the final design in the Lifesaving Adventure Blood Drive campaign. Register to donate with Community Blood Center through Nov. 2 to be automatically entered in the drawing for the YETI Adventure Package, which includes a Tundra Cooler, Base Camp chairs and 27 genuine YETI accessories.

Platelets and plasma are vitally important for the treatment of cancer patients, as well as trauma, transplant, and burn patients. Many CBC community blood drives now include the opportunity to donate platelets and plasma. Donors are in high demand, especially blood types A, AB, or B positive. Find out more at www.GivingBlood.org or talk to an apheresis specialist at (937) 461-3220.

Learn more at www.GivingBlood.org. The following local blood drives are open to the public and appointments are encouraged.

Saturday, Oct. 5, Tri-Village Rescue, 320 North Main, New Madison, 8–11:30 a.m., sponsored by Tri-Village Rescue

Tuesday, Oct. 8, Greenville Church of the Brethren, 421 Central Ave., Greenville, 12:30–6:30 p.m., sponsored by Greenville VFW Post 7262 Auxiliary and American Legion Post 140 Auxiliary

Monday, Oct. 14, Bradford High School, 750 Railroad Ave., Bradford, 3–6:30 p.m., sponsored by Bradford High School

Saturday, Oct. 26, North Star Community Center (Old Elementary School), 124 East Star, North Star, 8–11 a.m., sponsored by North Star American Legion Auxiliary

Connect with Community Blood Center for the latest information and services at www.GivingBlood.org.