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Blood Drive: Friday, Sept. 9, At Blair House

Aug 19, 2016 07:31AM ● By Theresa Gilman

Blood Drive

(Editor's Note: this content was provided by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital.)

Tewksbury, MA – Blair House will host a blood drive on Friday, September 9, 2016, at 10 Erlin Terrace, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

As a thank you, donors will receive a pair of portable mini-speakers for electronics.

Blood collected at the drive will benefit patients at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

People undergoing treatment for cancer, heart disease - as well as accident victims, transplant recipients, babies in the newborn ICU, and many other patients – depend on transfusions to control their bleeding. Volunteer donors are the only source of blood products for these patients.

To schedule an appointment, logon tinyurl.com/BlairSept2016

For eligibility questions, email BloodDonor@partners.org or call 617-632-3206

In general, to donate blood, you should be at least 17 years old, 110 pounds or heavier, and in good health.

Details:
Date: Friday, September 9, 2016
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Blair House of Tewksbury
10 Erlin Terrace, Tewksbury, MA 01876

[Our own Bill Gilman's life was saved by 6 people who donated blood. Please consider donating, if you are able. -Ed.]

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