The American Red Cross currently has an urgent need for types O negative and B negative blood donations.
The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give blood.™ Gardner-White is sponsoring a blood drive on Thursday, April 11 at the following seven locations:
Auburn Hills: 11am – 7:45pm • 4445 N. Atlantic Blvd. Auburn Hills, MI 48326 Phone (248) 481-2108
Canton/Plymouth: 11am – 7:45pm • 39453 Ford Rd., Canton, MI 48187, Phone (734) 844-3190
Macomb/Shelby Township: 11am – 7:45pm • 45300 Hayes Rd., Macomb Twp., MI 48042, Phone (586) 566-2610
Sterling Heights/Warren: 11am – 7:45pm • 4400 E. 14 Mile Rd., Warren, MI 48092, Phone (586) 826-8300
Waterford: 11am – 7:45pm • 4945 Dixie Hwy., Waterford, MI 48329, Phone (248) 674-8990
Novi: 11am – 7:45pm • 43525 West Oaks Dr. Novi, MI 48377, Phone (248) 481-2106
Taylor: 11am – 7:45pm • 7680 S. Telegraph Rd., Taylor, MI 48180 Phone (313) 295-1820
As a token of our appreciation, all participants will receive a $50 gift certificate good on your next purchase at any Gardner-White. Plus, each store will have a drawing in which one participant will receive a 51″TV.
How do I know if I am eligible to donate blood? You must be in good health, be at least 17 years old, and weigh at least 110 pounds. You will also need to pass physical and health history reviews prior to donating. There is no upper age limit on your ability to donate. Conditions that require a temporary deferral are pregnancy, travel to certain parts of the world, inoculations, some health conditions and certain medications. Call 1-800-REDCROSS or visit www.redcross.org to get answers to specific eligibility questions you may have. Final eligibility is determined by medical professionals at the time of donation.
Can I schedule an appointment? The American Red Cross has convenient appointment scheduling online at www.redcross.org. For Step One, enter “gardnerwhite” and then select the location and time that is best for you. You can also call 1-800-REDCROSS.