Big turnout for Gladbrook Community Blood Drive
August 1, 2014
The Gladbrook Community Blood Drive held on Tuesday, July 15, sponsored by the Gladbrook United Methodist Church, LifeServe Blood Center, Gladbrook Women’s Club and organized by June Klinefelter of Gladbrook, was a great success. Special recognition goes out to the total of 31 people who made the decision to make a life-saving blood donation. 31 units of blood were collected at this blood drive. The Blood Center of Iowa joined operations with Siouxland Community Blood Bank in April of 2010 to become LifeServe Blood Center. As one of the 15th largest blood centers in the country, LifeServe Blood Center provides blood and blood products 100 hospitals across Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. LifeServe is committed to providing premier service to volunteer blood donors and access to a safe, quality blood supply for hospitals and patients. Eligible blood donors must be at least 16 years old, should weigh at least 120 pounds and should be in general good health.
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