Special Red Cross Community Blood Drive in Southfield June 7


Special Red Cross Community Blood Drive in Southfield June 7
Please consider Giving the Gift of Life ~ Need for blood donations greater
than ever!

(SOUTHFIELD, Mich.) ­ The city of Southfield and the American Red Cross will
sponsor a special Community Blood Drive on Friday, June 7 from 8 a.m. ­1:45
p.m. in the Southfield Pavilion, 26000 Evergreen Road at 101Ž2 Mile Road.

Blood reserves are currently at critically low levels in metro Detroit area
and the need for blood donations is greater than ever. Everyone who is able
to donate blood is strongly encouraged to do so. In order to donate blood,
donors must be at least 17-years-old, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be in
good general health. There is no upper age limit. Light refreshments will be
available. Appointments are encouraged and can be made online at
www.redcrossblood.org, enter the sponsor code: Southfield; or by calling
Southfield Community Relations at (248) 796-5130, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5
p.m. Please bring your Red Cross blood donor card or other form of I.D. when

For general questions regarding blood donations or procedures, call the
American Red Cross toll-free at (800) 733-2767 or visit

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