NVRC Fall Blood Drive: Sign Up Now!
- Written by Mike Casper Mike Casper
Online signup is now open for the Nittany Valley Running Club’s Fall Blood Drive on Thursday, September 7. Your participation can help save a life. You can schedule the time of your donation in just a minute or two. Hours are from 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the gym of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, in downtown State College. The online appointment calendar is here, where you can click the arrow to choose your time. Walk-in donors are also welcome! Power donations (double-red) will also be possible at this drive. Please feel free to share this with family, friends and co-workers.
You can also use RapidPass to do the Q&A part on the morning before your visit: http://www.redcrossblood.org/RapidPass
If you like treats, incentives, entertainment, we’ve got ’em:
TREATS: Homemade cookies. This supplements the other snacks and beverages at the post-donation canteen.
INCENTIVES: Every presenting donor will have a chance to win a random drawing prize, such as a free race entry for the Nittany Vally Half Marathon, Resolution 5K, $50 individual or relay team discount for the Tussey Mountainback, or useful running gear.
RUNNING FILMS: We’ll screen them to get you charged up for the fall and winter and racing season!
HOW YOU CAN HELP: Here are several ways you can help make this drive successful:
- Volunteer for an hour or more (no experience needed)
- Make a treat for the post-donation canteen
- Donate blood yourself• invite your family and friends to donate
For useful tips to keep in mind before your donation, visit http://www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood/tips-successful-donation.