Kennesaw, Ga (CW69 News at 10)

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Kennesaw shopping destination invites local community to give blood

 

Town Center at Cobb will host an American Red Cross blood drive from Thurs., July 1-Sat., July 3 from noon-5 p.m.

Blood donations provide patients with the life-saving treatment they need. According to the American Red Cross:

·     Someone needs blood every two seconds in the U.S.

·     One in seven hospital patients need blood

·     Just one pint of blood can save up to three lives

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·     Approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed in the U.S. every day

·     Approximately 38% of red blood cells are needed in the U.S. every day

·     The American Red Cross supplies approximately 40% of the nation’s blood supply

WHERE:
Town Center at Cobb – Upper Level JCPenney Wing
400 Ernest Barrett Pkwy
Kennesaw, GA 30144

WHEN:
Thurs., July 1-Sat., July 3
12-5 p.m.

HOW:
Visit redcrossblood.org using sponsor code ‘tcac’ to schedule an appointment in advance. Donors receive a free gift while supplies last. Appointments are recommended but are not required.

The Red Cross is following FBA blood donation eligibility guidance for potential donors who have received a COVID-19 vaccination. To determine eligibility, donors that have received a vaccine should know the name of the manufacturer. To learn more, please visit redcrossblood.org.

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For more information on these events, visit towncenteratcobb.com.