Cleveland community blood drive Tuesday
CLEVELAND — Cedar Grove AME Zion Church and the Cleveland Lions Club are sponsoring an American Red Cross blood drive on Tuesday, July 9, 3-7:30 p.m., in the IGA parking lot at 11745 Statesville Blvd. Check-in is in the 24/7 Total Fitness Center.
Walk-ins are welcome, but people with appointments take priority. To make an appointment or for more information, contact Linda Gregory at 704-633-8984 or Elaine Hewitt at 704-278-0661. Appointments are also available for double red blood cell donors. Double red cell donors must have A, B or O negative blood or O positive blood and meet height and weight minimums: men, 5-foot-3 and 130 pounds; women: 5-foot-5 and 150 pounds.
Donating blood saves lives, but coming out to donate just might save yours, too. In a recent Cleveland blood drive, a woman discovered that she had high blood pressure that needed immediate attention. Come be a donor. Make a difference.
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