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American Red Cross Announces Critical Need for Blood Donations - MCP Hosts Blood Drive on Wednesday, August 10

For Immediate Release: Friday, July 29, 2016

The American Red Cross, still facing a critical blood shortage, is urging eligible donors to give blood now to help ensure blood is available throughout the summer to meet patient needs.

Please join the Montgomery County Police Department in giving the gift of life by donating blood on August 10.


Wednesday, August 10, 2016


8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


Montgomery County Public Safety Headquarters

100 Edison Park Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878

First floor conference room

Sign Up:                  

Online or call to schedule an appointment at 1-800-733-2767.

Donors are urged to schedule appointments. Walk-in donors will be accommodated.

All donors will receive a Red Cross t-shirt and the following promotions:

  • Coupon from Dunkin Donuts for a free medium iced coffee and donut
  • Mini cupcakes from Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • $5 Amazon gift card claim code will be sent to donors with a valid email address when they schedule their appointment online
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Release ID: 16-189
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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