PINT FOR PINT BLOOD DRIVE
CELEBRATES 25 YEARS With
SPECIAL TWO-DAY KICK-OFF brings in
a COOL 2,092 lIFE-SAVING donors!
On Friday, August 3 and Saturday,
August 4, nearly 2,100
donors turned out to save lives and
beat the heat!
They came in all shapes and sizes - they even
camouflage! That's right,
military friends came out to help support our
Valley's patients. With their help and that
from other donors,
our 25-year donor count
exceeded 25,500 - a total of 25, 519 people have
given blood over the course of the Pint for Pint
Blood Drive history!
Our military friends proudly display their
25th Pint for Pint shirts at Sierra
who gave during the two-day
Kick Off celebrating
25th Annual Pint for Pint
Blood Drive received a
Pint of Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream and a
COOL Commemorative 25th Pint for Pint T-shirt!!!
HUGE THANKS TO BASKIN ROBBINS AND ABC 30!
AND TO OUR VERY GENEROUS DONORS!
Little Madyn is joined by Mom, big sister Leila and
Angelo takes a moment to visit with a first-time donor!
Margot Kim of ABC 30!
Donating blood is a cool thing to do...and it's easy! Blood donation takes
less than one hour to complete. Donors must be in good general health,
weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be at least 17 years old (16 years old
with written parental consent). Senior citizens are encouraged to
donate, as there is no upper age limit. Donors should eat a good meal
and drink plenty of water within 4 hours prior to their donation. Donors
can give blood every eight weeks. Photo ID and Social Security Number
are required at donor registration.
Center is the sole provider of blood
and blood products for the 31 hospitals in Fresno,
Kings and Mariposa
Counties and must collect
between 5,000 to 6,000 pints
each month to meet the needs of our