Mercy and ECC to Sponsor Blood Drive

March 22, 2013



Donors will receive a free T-shirt.

Washington, Mo. – Mercy and East Central College will co-sponsor a community blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at East Central College in Union. The drive will be held in the second floor lobby of the Multipurpose Building, 1964 Prairie Dell Road. Walk-ins are welcome.

Donors with appointments will be given their scheduled time. To make an appointment, visit or call 1-866-37DONOR. All presenting donors will receive a free T-shirt. Donors must be at least 17 years old, or 16 with permission from a parent or legal guardian. They must be at least 110 pounds and in good health. All donors should allow eight weeks between donations. For questions regarding medical eligibility, call 1-866-37DONOR.

Mercy Blood Donor Services is the only mobile, hospital-based, blood collection center in the state of Missouri. Being mobile means bringing services to peoples’ places of business, worship or school. The service allows the hospital to collect life-saving blood supplies from the community, for the community at a portion of the cost. To host a community blood drive at your school, business, organization or place of worship, call 1-866-37DONOR.       

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