Give the gift of life this holiday season!
A blood drive will be held at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh on Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. outside the Algoma Blvd. entrance to Reeve Memorial Union to support the Community Blood Center. The drive is sponsored by Circle K; all donors will be offered pizza.
The Community Blood Center provides blood t0 18 hospitals in Wisconsin and Michigan. As a nonprofit organization, they are committed to serving people by providing a reliable blood supply for these hospitals.
To donate on Dec. 11, consider scheduling an appointment (save3lives.org or call 1-800-280-4102). Walk-ins are welcome.
General guidelines say blood donors must be at least 17 years old (16 with parental permission in Wis.), weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good general health.
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