PREBLE COUNTY — Support September Sickle Cell Awareness Month and enter a drawing to win tickets to the Ohio State vs. Michigan game by donating at the Preble Shawnee High School community blood drive Thursday, Sept. 29, from 8 a.m. to noon at 5495 Somers Gratis Road, Camden, or at the West Elkton Friends Meeting community blood drive Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 147 North Main St., West Elkton.
Make an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com, call 937-461-3220, or download the new Donor Time app.
September is dedicated to raising awareness of the need for blood donations to help treat children with cancer, and the need for a more ethnically diverse blood supply to provide more compatible transfusions for sickle cell patients.
Everyone who registers to donate with Community Blood Center Aug. 29 through Oct. 1 receives the “I Give for the Kids” September Childhood Cancer Awareness socks and is automatically entered in the drawing to win two tickets to “The Game,” OSU vs. Michigan Nov. 26 in Columbus.
Save time when donating by downloading the new Donor Time app. Donors can also use “DonorXPress” to complete the donor questionnaire before arriving at a blood drive. Find DonorXPress on the Donor Time App or at www.givingblood.org/donorxpress.