93 units of blood products donated at Lake Forest Park blood drive

Friday, February 27, 2015

Bloodworks Northwest (formerly Puget Sound Blood Center) is elated with the turnout at the Lake Forest Park blood drive on Wednesday, February 25 in Town Center.

Overall results:
  • Registered – 34
  • First time donors – 6
  • Units collected – 31
This means that 93 units of different blood products were collected in Lake Forest Park to help save the lives of local patients!

Who Needs Blood?

Many patients need blood now. The major reasons are:
  • Trauma injuries and burns
  • Cancer
  • Blood and immune system diseases
  • Surgery
  • Heart and blood vessel disease
  • Organ and bone marrow transplantation
Nearly 900 people must donate blood through Puget Sound Blood Center every day to meet the needs of local patients.

Donation are critical in helping the community maintain a stable blood supply for emergencies.


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