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American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Science Center

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2020 | 1:00 PM-6:00 PM

Save a life and help address the blood shortage in Philadelphia <\/strong><\/h4>\n\n

Sign-up to donate today. Rest assured, the Red Cross and Quorum are taking extra measures to ensure a safe donation process.<\/p>\n\n


All donors are eligible for a COVID-19 antibody screening, a $5 Amazon gift card, and a free iced coffee and donut from Dunkin Donuts!<\/p>\n","

Red Cross work impacts lives every day: Real impact. Saving lives.<\/strong><\/h4>\n\n

\u00b7\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0 190<\/strong> times a day we help a family affected by a disaster<\/strong>.<\/p>\n\n

\u00b7\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0 5,600<\/strong> times a day someone receives a Red Cross unit of blood<\/strong>.<\/p>\n\n

\u00b7\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0 1,000<\/strong> times a day we provide services to military<\/strong> members, veterans and their families.<\/p>\n\n


Area hospital patients are counting on you!<\/p>\n\n


First Time donating? <\/strong>Donor Eligibility Guidelines:<\/h4>\n\n

Whole Blood Donation<\/strong><\/p>\n\n

\n\tDonation frequency: Every 56 days<\/li>\n\tYou must be in good health and feeling well<\/li>\n\tYou must be at least 16 years of age or older<\/li>\n\tYou must weigh at least 110 lbs<\/li>\n\tFor more information\u00a0Click Here<\/a> or call 1-800-RED CROSS

Donation Tips: <\/strong><\/p>\n\n

\n\tIf you\u2019re donating whole blood, we\u2019ll cleanse an area on your arm and insert a brand new sterile needle for the blood draw. (This feels like a quick pinch and is over in seconds.)<\/li>\n\tA\u00a0