San Andreas, CA…Post-holiday blood shortages have created a crisis and your blood donations are needed more than ever this month. If you are a returning donor or a first-time donor, you can help save lives by donating on Jan. 24, 2023. The Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF) and Vitalant continue to partner to collect lifesaving blood. Blood donated ensures that blood is available when it is needed. Your help is needed and it’s as simple as making an appointment to donate blood. The donation process is easy and only takes approximately an hour to complete.
Preparing for your donation is simple: first make an appointment by going to donors.vitalant.org and use blood drive code SMFM399 or scan the QR code below. You can also call 877-258-4825 to make an appointment.
On the day of your donation be sure to bring your photo I.D., eat a healthy meal and drink plenty of water. Donors must be 16 years or older, 16-year-old donors need to have a signed Vitalant parent consent form.
The Calaveras Community Foundation is proud to sponsor and support the Calaveras Community blood drives. The CCF understands the importance of giving back to the community. The CCF has provided over $3,000,000 in competitive grants, scholarships, and assistance since 2000.
Blood drives are a vital part of coming together as a community to support those in need and we ask you to join this partnership
This month’s blood drive is on January 24, 2023, from 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm. Come to the San Andreas Town Hall at 24 Church Hill Road. The community needs your support more than ever.
The CCF and the community thank you for being a blood donor. By donating blood you are helping to save lives with us!
For more information or questions, contact Terry Beaudoin, Calaveras Community Foundation Board Member and Blood Drive Coordinator, at 209-772-9145 (home) or 209-652-6618 (cell).
Event occurs on 01/24/2023 from 01:30 PM to 05:30 PM.