Blood & Marrow Drive in Honor of Pastor Danny Eiler to be Held in Ringgold
Blood Assurance is holding a blood drive and Be the Match marrow registration in honor of Pastor Danny Eiler on Sunday, March 23 at The Springs Church, located at The Colonnade Center, 264 Catoosa Circle in Ringgold, Georgia from 11:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Pastor Eiler has been diagnosed with leukemia and is currently undergoing treatment.
Blood Assurance serves 46 counties in a 5 state region, and is the sole provider of blood and blood components for 70 healthcare facilities. Over 440 blood donors are needed every day in order to adequately supply the region served by Blood Assurance with lifesaving blood.
To be eligible to donate blood, you must be at least 17 years old (16 years old with parental consent), weigh 110 pounds or more and be in good health. The process usually takes about 30 minutes and includes a complimentary snack and t-shirt. Donors are asked to drink plenty of fluids - avoiding caffeine - and eat a meal that is rich in iron prior to donating.
To schedule an appointment to donate at the blood and marrow drive for Pastor Eiler, contact Eva Grammer at 423-867-9420.
For more information about donating blood, please call Blood Assurance at 1-800-962-0628 or go to www.BloodAssurance.org.