The Need is Constant; Don’t Forget to Donate Blood This Holiday Season

Between the snow-covered roads and holiday festivities, it can be difficult to make time for blood donation that helps those in our area.

But as we all know, need does not take a break during the holidays. Take a look at the Green Bay donation center and local blood drive schedules so that you can make an appointment. If you don’t know when you will have time, print it now and carry it with you. When you find time to pop-in and help out a neighbor, you will know where to go.  By making an appointment to donate blood through the American Red Cross this holiday season, you not only give someone hope-  you help save lives too.

The Green Bay Blood Donation Center at 2131 Deckner Ave., is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 2 PM – 6 PM, Friday hours are from 9 AM to 1 PM and Saturday hours are 8 AM- Noon. The center will be closed December 25 and January 1, but special holiday hours include:

  • Wednesday, December 23 from 2 PM- 6 PM
  • Thursday, December 24 from 8 AM – Noon
  • Wednesday, December 30 from  2 PM- 6 PM
  • Thursday, December 31 from 8 AM- Noon

Donations will be collected at Pilgrim Congregational Church, at 991 Pilgrim Way, every Friday from 9 AM – 1 PM. With another opportunity to donate at the blood drive on Tuesday, December 22 between 9 AM and 3 PM.

ADDITIONAL BROWN COUNTY COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVES:

Date Location Address City Drive Time
Thursday, December 24, 2009 Howard Village Hall 2456 Glendale Ave Green Bay 7am – 1pm
Monday, December 28, 2009 National Guard Amory 800 N Military Green Bay Noon –  6:30pm
Monday, December 28, 2009 St Joseph Church Champion 5996 Cty Rd K New Franken 11am –  5pm
Tuesday, December 29, 2009 St Matthews Catholic Church 130 St Matthew St Green Bay 1:30pm –  6pm
Wednesday, December 30, 2009 Our Lady of Lourdes Church 1307 Lourdes Ave De Pere 1:30pm –  5:30pm
Thursday, December 31, 2009 Denmark Our Savior Lutheran Church 435 Wisconsin Ave Denmark 10am –  2pm
Friday, January 08, 2010 American Legion Hall Pulaski 135 N Augustine Street Pulaski 11:30am –  5:30 pm

During the holiday season more than ever, our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have helped save the lives of many. Eligible donors are encouraged to call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (1-800-448-3543) or visit givebloodgivelife.org to schedule an appointment to donate blood.

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