Red Cross Blood Drive – 1 Pint Can Save Three Lives

Photo courtesy of Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center.

Cary, NC – Come out and help the Red Cross this month by donating a pint of blood.  The Red Cross has been providing blood for patients since 1940.

Did You Know…

  • One pint of blood can save up to three lives.
  • More than 38,000 blood donations are needed every day.
  • Approximately 5 million patients in the U.S. need blood donations per year.
  • A single car accident victim can require as many as 100 pints of blood.

Give Blood and Receive a Gift

Visit the Red Cross Cary Blood Center from May 27th through May 30th. Donate a pint and receive a free American Red Cross can cooler and collapsible frisbee.

Also if you donate blood now through June 30th, you will be eligible to win a pair of roundtrip Delta Air Lines tickets.

The Red Cross is also bringing back a fun program that lets you earn points to get get prizes. Red Cross Racing is the program where you report your blood donations and get points that can be exchanged for exclusive NASCAR® racing gear and collectibles. It’s a fun way to be recognized for the difference you make.

Your Group Can Have a Donor Day

Your civic or social group, team or business can help save more lives by donating together and showing your commitment to the community. A Donor Day, which can span a day, a few days or even a week, is a fun and rewarding time at your local American Red Cross blood donation center.

Make an appointment to donate blood at the Cary Blood Center. Or contact Melanie Rackley at 919-468-8867 for more information on how to start a Donor Day event with special prizes and food for your group.

Red Cross Cary Blood Center, 3700 Regency Parkway,Suite 150