LiveSouth Holds Blood Drive at Mildred Westervelt Transportation Museum

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By WVUA23 News Student Reporter Rachel Nadeau

LifeSouth hosted a blood drive Wednesday at the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum on Jack Warner Parkway.

LifeSouth is a nonprofit blood bank serving more than 125 hospitals across Alabama, Georgia and Florida. The organization hosts 2,000 blood drives a month.

“Don’t be scared,” said donor Emma Hurst. “It’s not that bad at all. And it’s a really meaningful way, and has a big impact to give back. So don’t be scared.”

Donors must be 17 years or older, weigh 110 pounds or more and have photo identification.

For more information, call 888-795-2707 or click right here. All donors receive a recognition item, cholesterol screen and a LifeSouth T-shirt with their donation.

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