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Thursday
Dec142017

Be the Gift This Holiday Season

While families across Michigan prepare for their holiday festivities, many are in hospitals and need blood to survive. That’s why Michigan Blood is asking everyone to ‘Be the Gift’ this holiday season, and offering gift cards in return for blood donations.

From December 21st through January 2nd, anyone who donates at one of Michigan Blood’s main donor centers will receive a $10 Meijer or Speedway gift card (while supplies last). That means donors can save lives while getting a stocking stuffer for someone special in their life.

“Blood donations are low during the holidays, even though the need for them is constant,” said Alicia Barry, manager of community relations and marketing for Michigan Blood, “Donating blood may not be at the top of your list, but it could save lives in your community.”

 

One in every seven people entering the hospital needs blood, and Michigan Blood provides blood and blood products for more than 60 hospitals across the state. Here’s a list of donor centers offering the promotion in your area:

St. Joseph Donor Center

2710 Cleveland Avenue

Wednesday, 12/27: 12pm – 7pm

 

Kalamazoo Area Donor Center

524 East Milham Avenue, Portage

Saturday, 12/23: 7am – 2pm

Sunday, 12/24: 7am – 2pm (appointment only)

Tuesday, 12/26: 7am – 2pm

Saturday, 12/30: 7am – 2pm

Sunday, 12/31: 7am – 2pm (appointment only)

Monday, 1/1/18: 7am – 2pm

Tuesday, 1/2/18: 12pm – 7pm

 

Saginaw Donor Center

1771 Tittabawassee Road

Thursday, 12/21: 12pm – 7pm

Friday, 12/22: 7am – 2pm

Saturday, 12/23: 7am – 2pm

Sunday, 12/24: 7am – 2pm (appointment only)

Tuesday, 12/26: 12pm – 7pm

Wednesday, 12/27: 7am – 2pm

Thursday, 12/28: 12pm – 7pm

Friday, 12/29: 7am – 2pm

Saturday, 12/30: 7am – 2pm

Sunday, 12/31: 7am – 2pm (appointment only)

Monday, 1/1: 7am – 2pm

Tuesday, 1/2/18: 12pm – 7pm

 

Bay City Donor Center

1017 North Johnson Street

Wednesday, 12/27: 12pm – 7pm

Monday, 1/1/18: 7am – 2pm

 

Midland Dow Diamond Donor Center

825 East Main Street

Thursday, 12/21: 12pm – 7pm

Friday, 12/22: 7am – 2pm

Saturday, 12/23: 7am – 2pm

Sunday, 12/24: 7am – 2pm (appointment only)

Tuesday, 12/26: 7am – 2pm

Wednesday, 12/27: 7am – 2pm

Thursday, 12/28: 12pm – 7pm

Friday, 12/29: 7am – 2pm

Saturday, 12/30: 7am – 2pm

Sunday, 12/31: 7am – 2pm (appointment only)

Tuesday, 1/2/18: 7am – 2pm 
*Dow Diamond is by appointment only*

 

Traverse City Donor Center

2575 Aero Park Drive

Thursday, 12/21: 12pm – 7pm

Friday, 12/22: 7am – 2pm

Saturday, 12/23: 7am – 2pm

Sunday, 12/24: 7am – 2pm (appointment only)

Tuesday, 12/26: 12pm – 7pm

Wednesday, 12/27: 7am – 2pm

Thursday, 12/28: 12pm – 7pm

Friday, 12/29: 7am – 2pm

Saturday, 12/30: 7am – 2pm

Sunday, 12/31: 7am – 2pm (appointment only)

Monday, 1/1/18: 7am – 2pm

Tuesday, 1/2/18: 12pm – 7pm

 

Grand Rapids Area Donor Center

1036 Fuller Ave NE

Thursday, 12/21: 8am – 7pm

Friday, 12/22: 6am – 1pm

Saturday, 12/23: 7am – 2pm

Sunday, 12/24: 7am – 2pm (appointment only)

Tuesday, 12/26: 8am – 7pm

Wednesday, 12/27: 8am – 7pm

Thursday, 12/28: 8am – 7pm

Friday, 12/29: 6am – 1pm

Saturday, 12/30: 7am – 2pm

Sunday, 12/31: 7am – 2pm (appointment only)

Monday, 1/1/18: 7am – 2pm

Tuesday, 1/2/18: 8am – 7pm

 

Grandville Donor Center - Grandville United Methodist Church

3140 Wilson Ave

Thursday, 12/21: 12pm – 7pm

Saturday, 12/23: 7am – 2pm (appointment only)

Wednesday, 12/27: 7am – 2pm (appointment only)