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Free Turkeys for Blood Donors

Blood donors have one less thing to worry about as they prepare for Thanksgiving this month, thanks to SpartanNash.

Anyone who donates blood between November 15 and 22 at a designated Michigan Blood donor center or blood drive will get a coupon for a free 10-12 pound Open Acres® or Spartan® brand turkey. The coupon can be redeemed at any of the 87 SpartanNash retail stores throughout Michigan, including Family Fare Supermarkets, D&W Fresh Market, Forest Hills Foods, VG’s and ValuLand.

Blood donations are always down during the holidays as people spend more time traveling. But the need for blood never ends, which means the need for donors doesn’t, either.

“We’re really excited about this thank you gift for our dedicated donors,” said Alicia Barry, interim manager of community relations & marketing for Michigan Blood, “This will ensure that patients across Michigan get the lifesaving blood they need, while blood donors check an item off their shopping list for Thanksgiving!”

Anyone interested in participating in the promotion will need to make an appointment to donate blood

“We’re proud to team up with Michigan Blood and say, ‘Thanks for giving’ to those who donate blood this holiday season,” said Meredith Gremel, SpartanNash vice president of corporate affairs and communications. “Our stores have all your Thanksgiving meal essentials, and now you can cross the turkey off your shopping list and save as many as three lives at the same time!”

For more information, visit spartannash.com/give-thanks.

Here is a list of blood drives participating in the promotion, with links to make an appointment:

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