Every drop counts

January 29, 2014

DAYTON — Community Blood Center is helping donors through the heart of winter with “The “Blood Donor - Every Drop Counts” speckled campfire mug. It’s free to anyone who registers to donate at the Xenia Masonic Center blood drive 2-6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3 in the center meeting room, 223 Corwin Ave. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment at www.DonorTime.com.

The stout, ceramic mug is crème-colored with black speckles and molded in a campfire design. It features the slogan “Blood Donor – Every Drop Counts” in bold red letters and includes the CBC blood drop logo. The mug a gift to everyone who registers to donate Monday, Jan. 27 through Saturday, Feb. 22 at any CBC Donor Center or most CBC mobile blood drives.

Maintaining the blood supply can be a challenge during the winter months. CBC asks donors to keep appointments to donate if possible, but please do not put yourself at risk if you feel uncomfortable about driving on snowy roads or going outdoors in extreme cold. The demand for blood donations never takes a snow day, so CBC reminds donors that if you miss a chance to donate, please reschedule when the weather improves.

Visit the all new www.GivingBlood.org. A new world of communications and service is waiting at our completely redesigned website www.GivingBlood.org. Get fast and complete answers on how to make your first donation, organize a blood drive, or bring our education program to your school. Get all the updates in the CBC/CTS newsroom, find quick links to our social media pages, or schedule your next appointment to donate by connecting to www.DonorTime.com.