Blood Bank Returns to Cameron Center in August
The Blood Bank of Hawai‘i returns to the J. Walter Cameron Center in August with their Summer Saves Lives campaign. In Hawai‘i, it’s been exceptionally challenging to get enough donors in the door to meet Hawai‘i’s patient blood needs. The Blood Bank asking the community to come together to support this important cause.
August dates are as follows (dates and times are subject to change):
|August 20, 2018||Cameron Center – Auditorium||8:15 am- 3:00 pm|
|August 21, 2018||Cameron Center – Auditorium||7:00 am- 1:30 pm|
|August 22, 2018||Cameron Center – Auditorium||7:45 am- 3:00 pm|
|August 23, 2018||Cameron Center – Auditorium||9:30 am- 5:00 pm|
|August 24, 2018||Cameron Center – Auditorium||7:30 am- 1:45 pm|
In order to give blood you must be in good health, be 18 years of age or older (16 through 17 year old donors can donate with a signed Blood Bank of Hawai‘i parent/legal guardian consent form) and weigh 110 pounds or more. There are additional height/weight requirements for female donors ages 16 though 18 years old.
All donors must present a photo ID with a date of birth upon check in. To make an appointment or for more information, call Blood Bank of Hawai‘i at (808) 848-4770 or visit BBH.org.
As a special thank you for blood donors, the Blood Back of Hawai‘i also has an enter-to-win promotion for a vacation and grocery giveaway. Donate blood between now and Sept. 3, 2018, you will be entered to win a weekly giveaway of a $100 Foodland gift card, as well as a grand-prize of a 3-night neighbor island getaway compliments of Castle Resorts & Hotels, including airfare on Hawaiian Airlines and a $250 gift card.
For more details and official rules go to BBH.org/promotions.