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Vancouver Washington Red Cross Blood Drive

We're seeking 25 Volunteers to donate blood at our upcoming Red Cross Blood Drive on April 16th. The Move to our new office building in downtown Vancouver Washington has created new and exciting opportunities. The "Community Room" in our new office building will serve as a space in which we will open up the doors to local non-profit organizations to use as a meeting space as well as host events.

On April 16, Davidson & Associates Insurance will be hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive. The need for blood donations is at an all time high. Transfusions of blood and blood components have become an essential part of health-care today. The increase in life expectancy, the creation of specialist intensive-care units and the essential and ongoing needs of certain patients suffering from diseases that were previously considered to be incurable, mean that the demand for blood continues to grow. To see if you are a qualified blood donor or for frequently asked questions, visit: http://www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood/why-donate-blood. In recognition of our 25th year in business, we are seeking 25 volunteers to donate blood. To volunteer, email or call Scott Knight at Scott [at] davidsoninsurance [dot] com or 360-514-9550 Ext. 310.

Blood Facts & Statistics from healthwatchcenter.com:

4.5 Million Americans need blood transfusions each year

Someone needs blood every 2 seconds

43,000 Pints: Amount of donated blood used each day in the U.S. & Canada

1 in 7 people entering a hospital needs blood

One pint of blood can save up to 3 lives

Most of the donated red blood cells can be stored up to 42 days

Most donated platelets can be stored up to 5 days


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