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Mason Community Blood Drive at the Library – Stribling Room Wednesday, July 9th
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 • Posted July 11, 2014

WHAT: Give back to your community by giving the gift of life at the Mason Community Blood Drive on Wednesday, July 9th! About 25% of all blood is transfused to save the lives of cancer patients!

WHEN: Mason Community Blood Drive

Mason Library 761 South Pecan

Wednesday, July 9th

2.00pm – 5.00pm

In the Stribling Room of the Mason Library

Call Ann Scarth at 347-4814 to schedule an appointment or go online to Enter sponsor code: masontx

Each donor gets:

FREE cholesterol check

Points in the Hero in Me Rewards Program

WHERE: Appointments are encouraged and are going fast. Donors are asked to bring a photo ID and donor card every time they donate. First-time donors will receive a card with their blood type in the mail shortly after their first donation.

Must be at least 16 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good general health to donate. Additional height/weight requirements apply to donors 22 and younger, and donors who are 16 must have a Minor Donor Permit (can be found online at signed by parent or guardian.

SAVE TIME: Complete the health history questionnaire online on the SAME CALENDAR DAY as your donation. Go to, click on complete health history, answer all questions, print the fast track ticket and bring it with you to the blood drive. If no follow up is required, your vitals are taken and then the actual donation.

WHY: Save lives and help United Blood Services have the blood and its products on hand when patients in our local hospitals need the lifesaving blood!

WHO: United Blood Services has been this area’s nonprofit community blood provider since 1956, and serves patients in 8 hospitals in 11 counties. The United Blood Services network is one of the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit blood service organizations, and is a founding member of America’s Blood Centers and the AABB (formerly the American Association of Blood Banks).

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