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Blood Drive 2010
Posted on: May 19, 2010

LANDINGS APARTMENT COMMUNITY TO HOST BLOOD DRIVE, WEDNESDAY MAY 19

Landings Apartment Community will host a Blood Drive, Wednesday, May 19th at the Leasing Center from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. (Please note: the time listed in the original monthly newsletter has changed to 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.)

The Rhode Island Blood Center is the only source of blood and blood products for hospitals in Rhode Island,  while also serving some hospitals in Massachusetts and Connecticut. The Rhode Island Blood Center must collect 240 to 280 pints of blood daily to meet the needs of its community, relying on the generosity of volunteer blood donors.

To donate blood, individuals must be in good health and be at least 16 years old and weigh 130 pounds or 17 years old and  older and weigh 110 pounds. Donors are encouraged to eat a good meal and drink healthy fluids, such as water, before donating.

For more information on donating blood visit the Blood Center's web site at www.ribc.org. To schedule an appointment to donate blood on May 19th, call the Leasing Center at 401-841-1611.

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