CAMDEN — Give blood and support October Breast Cancer Awareness Month at the Camden community blood drive Saturday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the First Southern Baptist Church Family Center, 35 N. Liberty St., Camden.
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.
October is the final month of the Lifesaving Adventure Blood Drive campaign. Register to donate with Community Blood Center now 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.