Let’s Save Lives with a Blood Drive Wednesday, August 28, 11 am – to 4 pm

On August 28, the staff at Wayne Memorial is rolling up their sleeves to save lives in a different way and are inviting the public to join them. The hospital is proudly partnering with the American Red Cross to hold a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the blood mobile, parked right outside the cafeteria. The Red Cross has over 130 years of experience providing humanitarian aid – including more than 70 years of supplying blood to those in need.

Each pint of blood collected can help save up to three lives and will touch the lives of so many more. What a great way to pay it forward and make an impact on people in our community and across the country. Appointments may be made by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS or visiting www.RedCrossBlood.org<http://www.redcrossblood.org/> and entering “wmh” as the sponsor code. Walk-ins are also welcomed. Donors may streamline their appointments and save up to 15 minutes by visiting RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass to complete their pre-donation questions.

The American Red Cross mission is to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. Wayne Memorial Hospital, whose mission is to provide high quality health care services to all patients, built a state-of-the-art facility in 2007. It is the third largest employer in Wayne County with 500 employees, 84 beds and is a two-time winner of the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals Small Hospital of the Year Award.