Monday, April 23, 2012

All Saints Parish to host blood drive


All Saints Parish, located at 229 S. 8th Street, will be hosting a blood drive on April 29.

The donation drive at All Saints Parish will last from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The blood drive is sponsored by the American Red Cross in a donation drive entitled "Pay It Forward This Spring."

More from a press release:
You never know when disaster will strike.  Will it affect you, your family, your neighbors or your community?  During times of distress, there’s one thing that remains constant – the need for help.

You can help Pay It Forward by donating blood.  Blood donors affected by a disaster may be forced to cancel blood donation appointments and may not be available to reschedule in the near future.  Plus, businesses and schools affected by a disaster may be unable to hold blood drives at their locations.

Just as the need for help remains constant, so does the need for blood.  Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs a blood transfusion.  More than 44,000 units of blood are needed each day to treat patients at U.S. hospitals.

Thank you for your willingness to Pay It Forward through blood donation.

Locally, you may give blood on the following dates:

4/26/2012, Benedictine College, 1020 North 2nd Street, Atchison, KS, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

4/27/2012, Keystone Learning Services, 500 E. Sunflower Blvd., Ozawkie, KS, 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

4/29/2012, All Saints Parish, 229 S. 8th, Kansas City, KS, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

4/30/2012, Lansing High School, 220 Lion Lane, Leavenworth, KS, 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM

5/1/2012, Whole Foods Market, 6621 W. 119th St., Overland Park, KS, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

5/2/2012, Midwest Genealogy Center, 3440 S. Lee's Summit Rd, Independence, MO, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

5/2/2012, DeVry University, 11224 Holmes Rd., Kansas City, MO, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

5/3/2012, Wells Fargo, 8575 W. 110th St., Overland Park, KS, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

5/3/2012, Bennington Park Townhomes, 6601 NE 39th Street, Kansas City, MO, 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

5/4/2012, International House of Prayers, 12901 S. US Highway 71, Grandview, MO, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

5/4/2012, G4S Secure Solutions, 10540 Marty, Suite 160, Overland Park, KS, 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

5/6/2012, Shawnee Church of the Nazarene, 5539 Quivira Rd., Shawnee Mission, KS, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM