On January 26, 2017, the Red Cross will hold a blood drive at Pine Haven Christian Communities’ Haven Drive campus, located at 220 Haven Drive in Sheboygan Falls, from 1pm until 6pm.
Blood is a perishable product that can only come from volunteer blood donors. With someone in the U.S. needing blood every two seconds, blood products must be constantly replenished, according to the Red Cross. Donors with all blood types are needed, especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative.
Currently, the drive is scheduled to run from 1 pm until 6 pm, but those hours may be expanded if a large enough donor base signs up to donate.
There are three ways those interested in donating can sign up for a time to donate:
- Visit https://www.redcrossblood.org and entering in the Sponsor Code “Pine Haven” in the blue box in the upper right corner of the page, selecting the drive and signing up for a slot;
- Call the Red Cross at 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to schedule a time;
- Contact Karin Oliver-Kreft at Pine Haven Christian Communities at 920-550-5227 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is part of Pine Haven’s Learning For Life program that provides educational sessions on topics of interest to the community. During the blood drive, donors will not only donate blood that can save lives, but they will be able to learn more about the Red Cross – what it does and how it saves lives.