Hosts: Friends Program & GoodLife
Date/Time: Friday, October 12, 11:00am-4:00pm
Cost/Registration: Your Time. You may register for an appointment or drop in. To make an appointment, visit the American Red Cross website, go to find a drive put in zip code 03301 and follow prompts to make an appointment or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). You may also call GoodLife 603-228-6630.
Food donated by Pine Rock Manor.
We want everyone to live the GoodLife! Join us for our “Save a Life” event! We’ll have it all under one roof! You’ll have the opportunity to join the bone marrow registry, sign up to be an organ donor, visit with VNA and give blood. The life you save could be your own!
- American Red Cross: Blood Drive
The American Red Cross Donation frequency: Every 56 days, you must be in good health and feeling well, you must be at least 16 years old in most states, you must weigh at least 110 lbs. Most medications will not disqualify you from being able to donate blood but may require a waiting period after your final dose. Unable to give blood? Consider volunteering. You can also help people facing emergencies by making a financial donation to support the Red Cross’s greatest needs. Your gift enables the Red Cross to ensure an ongoing blood supply, provide humanitarian support to families in need and prepare communities by teaching lifesaving skills.
- Be the Match: Bone Marrow Donation
Uses a simple cheek swab to get a sample of your DNA. To be eligible you must be between the ages of 18-60, live in the US and meet health guidelines. Refer to BE the Match website for further details. Bethematch.com
- New England Donor Services
New England Donor Services coordinates organ and tissue donation in the six New England states and Bermuda. Through its two affiliated organ procurement organizations, Life Choice Donor Services (LCDS) and New England Organ Bank ( NEOB ) and its centralized tissue donation services operation, NEDS serves thousands of donor families each year who have generously made the decision to donate. If you do not want to be a donor there are other ways to help, volunteer or make a financial donation. NEDS.org
- CRVNA – Flu Shots & Blood Pressure Checks
For a flu shot please bring your insurance card with you. There is no charge to you for flu shot or blood pressure checks.