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January 18, 2016

WEEK 43 OF ACTION – DONATE BLOOD

by PBUnitedWay

Every day in Palm Beach County, approximately 400 pints of blood are needed in hospitals and emergency treatment facilities for patients with cancer and other diseases, for organ transplant recipients, and to help save the lives of accident victims.

Blood is traditionally in short supply during the winter months due to the holidays, travel schedules, inclement weather and illness. January, in particular, is a difficult month for blood centers to collect blood donations. A reduction can put blood inventory at a critical low.

There is no substitute for blood — it only comes from generous donors. That’s why your donation is so important. One pint of blood can save three lives.

This new year, we are focused on helping others.  A great way to continue this generosity is to donate blood this month.  Click here to find locations in Palm Beach County.

It’s Monday – Let’s DONATE BLOOD!

Please share with us how you made your week count.  No, it doesn’t need to take place on Monday, Monday just gets us excited about what the week has to offer, what we (ourselves) have to offer.

  1. Follow us on: icons
  2. Look for the weekly theme on all of our social media throughout the day on Mondays
  3. Photograph, video, post, tweet about your experience
  4. Remember to tag @PBUnitedWay and use the weekly hashtags

We have an AWESOME community, let’s embrace it, make an impact – SO HELLO MONDAY, LET’S DO THIS!

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