ALTOONA, Pennsylvania (WTAJ) — The American Red Cross will host its largest blood drive in Blair County this July, with the goal of collecting over 180 units of blood.
Sponsored by WTAJ and Seven Mountains Media, the 35th Annual Blair Media Blood Blitz will be held on Tuesday, July 18 at the Altoona Area Middle School Fieldhouse at 1400 7th Avenue.
The Blair Media Blood Blitz will run for 10 hours and is open to the public. If you would like to make a donation, please make a reservation using the following method. Red Cross Blood Donor Appcall or visit 1-800-RED CROSS. RedCrossBlood.org Enter the sponsor code “BloodBlitz”.
Everyone who donates blood during the Blair Media Blood Blitz will receive an exclusive Shark Week T-shirt from Discovery until supplies last. Rob’s Catering will also provide refreshments to blood donors after the donation.
According to the American Red Cross, every two seconds someone needs blood in the United States. Donors can save lives in just an hour.
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