San Juan Bautista Veterans of Foreign Wars blood drive
Sunday, August 11, 2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
San Juan Bautista VFW Post, 58 Monterey Street, San Juan Bautista
Leslie L. Garratt Post 6359, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post Commander Oscar Inocencio announces that the Post will sponsor a community blood drive from 9:00am to 1:00pm, on Sunday, August 11, 2013 at the Post, 58 Monterey Street, San Juan Bautista. The bloodmobile will be located in the parking lot and blood will be drawn by the staff of the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula’s Blood Center. He invites the community and veterans and their families and friends to participate in this worthy event.
Blood is needed daily for stroke patients, cancer patients, unexpected surgeries and accidents. It cannot be manufactured and the demand can be met only by the regular donations of healthy volunteer donors.
Potential blood donors must 17 years of age. There is no upper age limit for healthy people but all donors must be in good health and weigh at least 110 pounds. In addition, potential donors should bring a photographic identification and have eaten and consumed liquids prior to presenting themselves at the registration table.
For specific and/or personal questions regarding eligibility or donating, please call Community Hospital’s Blood Center at (831) 625-4814.