I Gave At The Office @bloodassurance #Chattanooga #blooddonor

Blood donors are still very much needed to help save lives. It’s easy and good for you and others. Be a helper and save three lives.

Donation Time At Blood Assurance #blooddonormonth #chattanooga #blooddonor #donateblood @bloodassurance

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Giving at the office (I work for a blood bank) some A-Negative whole red blood cells for those who need it. It’s good to help others. The first donation of the new decade. Whatever you can do to help those in need just do that.

My Memorial Day Blood Donation At Blood Assurance #Chattanooga #blooddonor

It’s been awhile since my last blood donation due to my iron not being at what it needed to be. Donating on Memorial Day in the USA seems like the right thing to do. If you can donate blood in your area please do so because there is a shortage nearly everywhere.

Donation Day At Work

I work for Blood Assurance, a blood bank in Chattanooga, Tennessee and I made my every 56 day donation of whole blood.

My philosophy is that if I ask someone to donate I need to donate myself. Today’s draw took a speedy 5 minutes because I prepared by hydrating and having a good meal before. This saves 3 lives.

Winter Weather Creates Blood Shortages in the East | Time

Blood donation clinic

The American Red Cross is making an urgent call for blood and platelet donations of all blood types to help combat a blood shortage, after severe winter weather caused January blood bank donations to drop by the thousands. via Winter Weather Creates Blood Shortages in the East | Time

This is true for the blood bank I work for. We are facing shortages in O- and O+ blood types. In my department at work we are charged with getting donors to come into a facility or a mobile collection unit. With illness and resetting of personal routines after the holidays its tough to get people in. This is a time of year you have to do a little more to help save lives.