Florida Blood Services has teamed up with Spirit FM and select freestanding Chick-fil-A Restaurants to host a blood drive on Thursday, December 28. Florida Blood Services bloodmobiles will be on site from 11:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the following Chick-fil-A locations:
2516 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater
10075 Ulmerton Rd., Largo
All lifesaving donors will receive a holiday T-shirt, a wellness checkup of blood pressure, pulse, temperature and iron count, including a cholesterol screening, plus coupons for a free Chicken Sandwich and a Chick-n-Minis breakfast from Chick-fil-A.
Generally, healthy people age 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can be blood donors. Identification is required prior to donation. For further information, please call 1-800-68-BLOOD.
For those unable to donate blood, contributions may be mailed to Florida Blood Services Foundation, 10100 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street North, St. Petersburg, FL 33716, or submitted online at www.bloodrelief.og.
Florida Blood Services provides for its blood needs of patients at 38 hospitals in Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco and Pinellas Counties, through the generosity of volunteer blood donors. Over 750 donations are required daily, due to the high quality of medical care in Tampa Bay that services the most critically ill patients throughout west central Florida.
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