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Shrewsbury: Red Cross blood drive
July 1, 2013
An American Red Cross mobile bus blood drive will be held July 1, from 1 to 6 p.m., in the Walgreens parking lot on Route 9 in Shrewsbury. Open to the public, with residents from all surroundings towns invited to participate. Appointments are preferred, but walk-in donors are also welcome.? The Red Cross is hoping to collect at least 25 life-savings pints of blood at this drive. Donors are needed to help ensure that a safe blood supply is available over the Fourth of July holiday. Donors will receive a Turkey Hill coupon for $2.50 off a carton of ice cream.? The Red Cross requires a positive ID before donating.? You must be at least 17 years old (16 years with a signed parental consent form).? You can donate blood every 56 days. Please call 1-800-REDCROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org to schedule an appointment to donate.