Here are a few facts about blood donation from redcrossblood.org. If you have time please stop by the church lobby from 2pm-7pm and donate blood. This is so important.
Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood.
More than 41,000 blood donations are needed every day.
The average red blood cell transfusion is approximately 3 pints.
The blood used in an emergency is already on the shelves before the event occurs.
Sickle cell disease affects more than 70,000 people in the U.S. About 1,000 babies are born with the disease each year. Sickle cell patients can require frequent blood transfusions throughout their lives.
A single car accident victim can require as many as 100 pints of blood. ... See MoreSee Less
Please don't forget about the blood drive tomorrow in the lobby from 2pm-7pm. We need 23 more people to reach our goal. Go to www.redcrossblood.org and enter faithlife for the sponsor code. This is so important - you can literally save a life. Please share this with your friends and family, and thank you so much to everyone participating! ... See MoreSee Less