Holiday Blood Drive Underway

The annual Beatrice holiday blood drive is taking place today at the Holiday Inn Express. The one day drive started at seven this morning and will close at 6 tonight. Communications Manager for the American Red Cross Samantha Pollard says the Beatrice drive is one of several holiday drives scheduled across the state….

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The goal for the day is 1-hundred-69 units. Pollard says blood that is donated today will be available in about a week….

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Pollard says the entire process of giving blood lasts about an hour. She says the blood donated today will help many people facing different health issues…

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Those donating blood today will receive a free Red Cross t-shirt while supplies last. Today’s drive is sponsored by KWBE Radio and the American Red Cross.

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