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Palmerton Area Community Blood Drive Results

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September 20, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                             Date

Contact: Alice Wanamaker                                                                            September 20, 2018
484-274-2080 AliceW@CarbonCountyChamber.org
 

Palmerton Area Community Blood Drive Results

 
Palmerton, PA – Miller-Keystone's community blood drive at the St. Luke’s Hospital, Palmerton Campus on Wednesday September 17th drew 57 potential donors, and 43 units of blood were collected. Several donors reached their gallon milestones!
 
Many volunteers are involved in a blood drive. They included: Helen Nonnemaker, Beverly Hargreaves, Terri Sebelin, Marge Parambo, Helen Nonnemaker, Tara Wargo, Marian Hoffner, Cindy Heinbach, Sue Olivia, Brenda Wentz, Darlene and Richard Nothstein, Romaine Beige, Pamela Andrews, Marybeth Beers, Linda Frey, Jane Cervenak, Shirley Greene, Mary Taschler, Carol Papay, Evelyn Plechavy, Bernice Kleintop, Dorothy Strohl, Anastia Hinkle, and Jean Fritzinger.
 
The next Miller Keystone community blood drive in Palmerton will be on Wednesday, November 14th at the St. Luke’s Hospital. The new location is centrally located with plenty parking and easy access for donors. “We are glad to see so many new and returning donors found us for this first time drive at St. Luke’s Hospital, Palmerton Campus.” said Alice Wanamaker, volunteer coordinator “We look forward  to seeing the numbers continue to increase over the next few months.”
 
Donors are reminded that they can register online at www.giveapint.org and schedule their donation times.  Donors can save time by completing the donor history questionnaire prior to your donation with iScreen from the registration page.
 
In order to donate blood, individuals must be 16 years of age or older, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds, feel healthy on the day of their donation & provide valid identification.  Consent of parent/guardian is required for 16-year-old donors; additional donor eligibility requirements can be found at GIVEaPINT.org.
 
To schedule an appointment or volunteer with the Palmerton Area Community Blood Drive, contact Alice Wanamaker at 484-274-2080 or AliceW@CarbonCountyChamber.org appointments can also be scheduled online at giveapint.org and reference sponsor code 1361.
 
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