Atlanta, Give Blood

Atlanta, cancer patients need your blood. 25% of all blood products are used to treat cancer patients.

Atlanta, that car accident you saw on the way to work needs blood. Nearly 50 pints/units of blood are needed for mass blood loss.

Atlanta, your grandparents need blood. 43% of the blood supply is used for those 65 and older. As the Baby Boomers age, more and more will be in need.

The fact is that approximately 40,000 pints/units of blood are used each day in the United States; every few seconds someone needs blood. And yet, only 5% of American give blood. Are you that 95% who won’t give? Don’t be.

Atlanta, please consider scheduling to give blood today. And if you are type O, B, or AB, you are in the most demand. The process takes about 15 minutes, and from sign-in to check-out less than 1 hour. Know you are probably saving a life with that hour.

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