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Contact: Linda J. Johnson
WCA Hospital Public Relations & Marketing Department
(716) 664-8614

Community Blood Bank Issues Appeal To Replenish Low Supplies
Donate Blood and enter to win 4 Buffalo Bills vs. Pittsburg Steelers football tickets!

Jamestown, New York, (Wednesday, September 18, 2013)—WCA Hospital in partnership with the Community Blood Bank (CBB) is holding a special bloodmobile drive Friday, September 20, to encourage area donors to donate to replenish low blood supplies.  The bloodmobile drive will be held at WCA Hospital Auditorium, 207 Foote Avenue, Jamestown, from Noon – 5 p.m.  The drive is open to the public.  All blood types are needed to replenish low supplies.

The public is encouraged to donate to help meet the needed blood supply demand. All donors will be entered in a drawing to win four Buffalo Bills vs. Pittsburg Steelers football game tickets, November 10, 2013, at Heinz Field in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, 1:00 p.m. game time.

Requirements to donate blood include, must be at least 17 years old or 16 with parental consent, weigh at least 110 pounds; be in general good health and should eat well before giving blood.  Photo identification is required.  The Community Blood Bank of Western New York is the exclusive supplier of 98% of all blood used at WCA Hospital and area hospitals.

For more information on CBB blood drives, contact WCA Hospital Public Relations at (716) 664-8614 or visit for a list of area Community Blood Bank Bloodmobile drives in your area.

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