Camden to host cancer awareness blood drive


CAMDEN – The Camden community will host a blood drive Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Community Blood Center (CBC) Bloodmobile will be at First Financial Bank, 4 South Main St. Everyone who registers to donate will receive the CBC “Every Donor Makes a Difference – Give Hope, Give Blood” cancer awareness t-shirt. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at or call 1-800-388-GIVE.

The “Make a Difference” campaign supports October National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Everyone who registers to donate now through Saturday, Oct. 31 at any CBC Donor Center and most CBC mobile blood drives will receive the “Every Donor Makes a Difference – Give Hope, Give Blood” t-shirt. The design features a “fight cancer” ribbon composed of multi-colored ribbons representing the many types of cancer.

Donations will help cancer patients and many others in need of blood transfusions and other blood products. Organizers especially encourage the continued support of type O whole blood donors and type A/B platelet and plasma donors.

R-H Staff

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