Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
The American Red Cross will be in Eden Valley from 1-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church. For you, it is just a pint of blood; but for the next person, it is their pint of life. Give blood.
Appointments are ideal. To schedule your appointment, call Bonnie on her cell phone at (320) 282-1468, or (320) 453-2574.
Sixteen-year-olds are eligible with a written parental/guardian consent (each time they donate) which can be found at www.
givebloodgivelife.org, or calling Bonnie (320) 282-1468. Call if you have questions about height/weight requirements.
If you have any medical inquiries, call the American Red Cross at (866) 236-3276, select option #3.
Boost your iron intake a couple of weeks in advance with raisins, meat, spinach, vegetables, beef liver, red wine (in moderation), baked potato, eggs, malt-O-meal. Drink plenty of fluid and eat a good meal before donating to ensure a safe and pleasant experience.
Remember your identification, it is required to donate.