Community Blood Drive

12/06/2012 - 11:30am - 2:00pm


Area high school and college students can qualify for a “Holiday Heroes Scholarship” from the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas (CBCC) by hosting a blood drive with CBCC between Dec. 22, 2012 - Jan. 6, 2013. For questions or to register for the “Holiday Heroes Scholarship” program, contact Kim Jones at 704-972-4727 or at KLJones@cbcc.us.


Join the Eighth Annual ‘Puppies for Patients’ program that runs now through Dec. 31, 2012. Donors who give blood during this time will be able to sign a tag that will then be attached to a stuffed animal puppy and delivered to children in area hospitals during the holidays. Sign up to donate at https://www.ncdonor.com/ or call 704-972-4700.


More public drives can be found at Community Blood Center of the Carolinas’ web site www.cbcc.us. CBCC has donation centers in Charlotte, Concord, Gastonia, Hickory, and Union County (http://www.cbcc.us/about/donor-center-hours.php for center hours).


Call 704-972-4700 or go to www.carolinadonor.org to make an appointment at any location.


*Please note the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas' minimum weight requirement for blood donors is 120 pounds.