News Maker Lisa Wilt on the Battle of the Badges

battle of the badges blood drive

The Battle of the Badges blood drive is today Jul. 9 with appointments open at redcrossblood.org.

Use the code battle2021 at that website to set an appointment.

Lisa Wilt of the American Red Cross told us of the critical need for blood at this time.

She also talks of the origin of the battle and how we might see them more often.

Where the battle is a fun way to boost the supply of blood there are blood drives around the area all the time.

You are invited to give every 56 days and by using your zip code at redcrossblood.org you will find a drive near you.

Thank you for giving the gift of life.

Here is Lisa’s interview.

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Red Cross calls blood shortage Severe

battle of the badges blood drive

The American Red Cross calls the current blood shortage severe.

There are drives happening this week with appointments available.

Tomorrow at Winchester Holiday Inn SE on Front Royal Pike from 2 to 7 with appointments open.

Front Royal Fire Hall will open a drive tomorrow form 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with appointments available.

Jun. 30 a drive will be held at Virginia Hills Church on Rockland Road that has openings as well.

Use your zip code at redcrossblood.org to find a drive near you or use battle2021 for a Jul. 9 blood drive.

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