Local 6, Solar Bears, One Blood Inc. host blood drive

January is National Volunteer Blood Donor Month

Published On: Jan 06 2014 10:51:34 AM EST

On Tuesday, January 7, WKMG-TV Local 6, the Orlando Solar Bears and One Blood Inc. will partner in a blood drive.

January is National Volunteer Blood Donor Month, and with good reason.  Above all other times of the year, it’s the month that presents the most challenges in recruiting people to give blood, officials say.

The blood drive will be held at the WKMG studios at 4466 N. John Young Parkway from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

All donors will receive:

 For more information or to register please call 888-9-DONATE (888-936-6283)

(All blood donors must have photo ID.  Donors must be at least 16 years old. Those who are 16 years old need parental permission. See www.oneblood.org  for more details.)

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