Lowe's Hurricane Season Blood Drive
All Tampa Bay area Lowe's will host blood drives on Monday, July 23, to help build the blood supply for hurricane season. Florida Blood Services (FBS) bloodmobiles will be on site from noon until 6 p.m. at these Tampa Bay area Lowe's.
All lifesaving donors will receive a coupon for a FREE pint of Blue Bell Ice Cream, a FREE T-shirt,a wellness checkup including a cholesterol screening, and a buy-one-ticket, get-one-FREE admission, good for up to two FREE tickets, to Pirate's Dinner Adventure, in Orlando, plus entry into a weekly drawing, now through Labor Day, to win two roundtrip tickets valid anywhere Southwest Airlines flies!
Generally, healthy people age 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can be blood donors. Identification is required prior to donation. For further information, call 1-800-68-BLOOD (25663).
For those unable to donate blood, contributions may be mailed to Florida Blood Services Foundation, 10100 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street North, St. Petersburg, FL 33716, or submitted on-line at www.bloodrelief.org.
Florida Blood Services provides for the blood needs of patients at 38 hospitals in Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco and Pinellas Counties, through the generosity of volunteer blood donors. Over 750 donations are required daily, due to the high quality of medical care in Tampa Bay that serves the most critically ill patients throughout west central Florida.
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