Vitalant and the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival are teaming up to stock the shelves with blood and blood products in Acadiana. Donate blood at Parc Hardy this Saturday, April 27th between 9 AM and 3 PM, and get a free ride bracelet ($20 value) for the Crawfish Festival- while supplies last. The festival runs May 3-5th.
Read the full press release below:
LAFAYETTE, LA- Breaux Bridge knows how to cook up some mean crawfish and have a good time, and Vitalant wants to help you have a good time too, all while saving lives! It’s true when you donate blood you can save up to three lives, so donate regularly to ensure blood is always available. Your donation is needed before accidents happen; so help ensure that blood is always available by donating with us.
Donate with Vitalant at Parc Hardy at 2090 Rees St. in Breaux Bridge on Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. to receive a FREE ride bracelet (a $20 value) and Entry to win Bayou Country Superfest Tickets (2). The first 66 donors will receive a free ride bracelet and are on a first come first serve basis, while supplies last.
Call 877-25VITAL(258-4825) or visit Vitalant.org for more information.
Blood donation takes about an hour from check-in to refreshments. Donors can save about 20 minutes by completing their Fast Track Health History the day they donate. It’s at vitalant.org.
Volunteer blood donors must be at least 16 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. Additional height/weight requirements apply to donors 22 and younger, and donors who are 16 and 17 must have signed permission from a parent or guardian.
Vitalant is the nation’s second largest community blood service provider, supplying comprehensive transfusion medicine services for nearly 1,000 hospitals and health care partners for patients in need across 40 states. Vitalant inspires local communities to serve the needs of others and transform lives through the selfless act of donating blood. Every day, almost 5,000 blood donations are needed to meet the needs of people throughout the country, and Vitalant’s 780,000 donors supply 1.8 million donations a year. In addition to blood products, Vitalant offers customers transfusion services, medical consulting, quality guidance, ongoing education, research and more. For more information and to schedule a donation, visit vitalant.org or call 877-258-4825 (877-25-VITAL). Join the conversation about impacting the lives of others on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.