Brookville AMVETS Post 1789 will help build a better summer blood supply by hosting a community blood drive· Saturday, Aug. 18 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The Community Blood Center Bloodmobile will be at 715 Market St., Brookville.
Everyone who registers to donate will get the "We Are the Brave - We Are Blood Donors" T-shirt and a chance to win a home improvement gift card.
Schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call 1-800-388- GIVE.
August is the final month of the "Build a Better Blood Supply Summer through Sept. 1 is automatically entered in the drawing. (Donors must be age 18 by Sept. 1 to win). Eligible donors can enter a second time when they register for a period. Official rules are available at www.givingblood.org.
CBC is honoring summer donors witih the "We Are the Brave - We Are Blood Donors" T-shirt; a gift to everyone who registers to donate now through Sept. 1 at a CBC Donor Center or most CBC mobile blood drives.
Blood donation requirements: Donors are required to provide a photo ID that includes their full name. Past CBC donors are also asked to bring their CBC donor ID card. Donors must be at least 17 years of age ( 16 years old with parental consent: form available at www.givingblood.org or at CBC branch and blood drive locations), weigh a minimum of 110 pounds (you may have to weigh more, depending on your height), and be in good physical health.
The Food and Drug Administration changes blood donor eligibility guidelines periodically. Individuals with eligibility questions are invited to email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-388- GIVE.
Appointments accepted at www.DonorTime.com.