Eric Smith, Fire Chief
8 School St.
Gloucester, MA 01930
For Immediate Release
Monday, Aug. 5 2019
Contact: Kelsey Bode
Gloucester Firefighters Association to Hold Community Blood Drive
GLOUCESTER — Fire Chief Eric Smith is pleased to announce that the Gloucester Firefighters Association is co-sponsoring the Gloucester Community Blood drive this August, and encourages residents to take part and give blood.
Saturday, Aug. 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Ave.
- Gloucester Firefighters Association
- Sawyer Free Library
- Addison Gilbert Hospital
- Jalapenos Restaurant
- American Red Cross
Each year, the Gloucester Firefighters Association partners with the Sawyer Free Library, American Red Cross, Addison Gilbert Hospital and Jalapenos Restaurant to hold a community blood drive.
“Giving blood is so incredibly important to help our hospitals continue the life saving work they do every day, and we look forward to this event every year to bring the community together and donate,” Chief Smith said. “We encourage residents who are able and willing to donate blood to join us this month.”
To schedule an appointment to donate blood, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org.
Donors will receive a $10 gift card to Jalapenos, and can obtain a $5 Amazon.com gift card by making their appointment by visiting rcblood.org/together.
For more information visit redcrossblood.org/missingtypes.