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Wednesday
Dec212016

Holiday Giving Campaign Begins

MICHIGAN (December 21, 2016) - There's plenty to do during the holiday season, but there's at least one gift that's always in demand. Be the gift that lets others continue to celebrate with their loved ones. For only an hour of your time, you could save the lives of three Michiganders…and get a gift in return.

Starting Christmas weekend, Michigan Blood will give blood donors a $10 gift card (while supplies last). After closing for Christmas Day, blood centers will reopen Monday, December 26th, to continue promoting the holiday spirit with those gift cards. The campaign will then continue New Year's weekend, closing for New Years Day, but reopening on the first Monday of 2017! 
Dates and times for the event vary by location. 

“The holidays are a time for family and giving, but many across Michigan need only one gift: a blood donation,” said Kelly Rasmussen, Donor Contact Manager for Michigan Blood, “The need for blood is up, but donations are down because many are focusing on family and celebrations. Donating blood is free, and takes only an hour of your time – it’s the best gift you could give!”

For more information on our promotion, you can visit mibloodgift.org

Here is a full list of our donation centers and times:

GRAND RAPIDS - 1036 Fuller NE - 616.774.2300

Friday, 12/23: 6am - 1pm

Saturday, 12/24: 7am - 2pm

Monday, 12/26: 8am - 7pm

Friday, 12/30: 6am - 1pm

Saturday, 12/31: 7am - 2pm

Sunday, 1/1: 7am - 2pm

Monday, 1/2: 8am - 7pm

 

GRANDVILLE - 3140 Wilson SW

Thursday, 12/22: 12pm - 7pm

Thursday, 12/29: 12pm - 7pm

 

ST. JOSEPH - 2710 Cleveland Avenue - 269.408.1540

Wednesday, 12/21: 12pm - 7pm 

Monday, 12/22: 10am - 6pm

Wednesday, 12/28: 12pm - 7pm

Thursday, 12/29: 10am - 6pm 

 

BAY CITY - 1017 North Johnson Street - 989.892.2551

Monday, 12/26: 7am - 2pm

Monday, 1/2:  7am - 2pm

 

KALAMAZOO AREA - 524 East Milham Ave, Portage - 269.382.3879

Friday, 12/23: 7am - 2pm

Saturday, 12/24: 7am - 2pm

Monday, 12/26: 7am - 2pm

Friday, 12/30: 7am - 2pm

Saturday, 12/31: 7am - 2pm

Sunday, 1/1: 7am - 2pm

 

SAGINAW - 1771 Tittabawassee Road - 989.755.5387

Friday, 12/23: 7am - 2pm

Saturday, 12/24: 7am - 2pm

Monday, 12/26: 7am - 2pm

Friday, 12/30: 7am - 2pm

Saturday, 12/31: 7am - 2pm

Sunday, 1/1: 7am - 2pm

Monday, 1/2: 7am - 2pm

 

DOW DIAMOND (MIDLAND) - 825 East Main Street, Midland - 989.794.2815

Friday, 12/23: 7am - 2pm

Saturday, 12/24: 7am - 2pm

Monday, 12/26: 7am - 2pm

Friday, 12/30: 7am - 2pm 

Saturday, 12/31: 7am - 2pm

Sunday, 1/1: 7am - 2pm

Monday, 1/2: 7am - 2pm

*Dow Diamond Center accepts donations by appointment only

 

TRAVERSE CITY - 2575 Aero Park Drive - 231.935.3030

Friday, 12/23: 7am - 2pm

Saturday, 12/24: 7am - 2pm

Monday, 12/26: 7am - 2pm

Friday, 12/30: 7am - 2pm

Saturday, 12/31: 7am - 2pm

Sunday, 1/1: 7am - 2pm

Monday, 1/2: 7am - 2pm