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Brookshire’s Celebrates National Blood Donor Month with Carter BloodCare
January 17, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Brookshire’s of Whitney is hosting a blood drive with Carter BloodCare from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17 at 1310 North Brazos in the parking lot on the Carter BloodCare bus. For more information or to make an appointment, call Jason Bearden at (254) 694-4408. Potential blood donors may volunteer beginning at age 16 with parental consent; 17-year-olds may give independently and there is no upper age limit for giving blood. All donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, feel well on the day of donation and present a government-issued photo ID each time they give blood. It’s also a good idea to eat a nutritious meal and drink plenty of water before giving blood. For more information on donor eligibility and to make an appointment, call 1-800-366-2834 or visit carterbloodcare.org.