All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. Donating blood can save a life, or even several if your blood is separated into its components — red cells, platelets and plasma — which can be used individually for patients with specific conditions.
JayAnn Merkle, Account Manager for the American Red Cross Pacific Northwest Blood Services Region, stopped by Townsquare Media studios today to put the call out for blood donations as the Yakima Valley is perilously low at this time.
94.5 KATS-FM and The American Red Cross have teamed up for the 'Rock N' Roll Up Your Sleeve' blood drive! We have several slots still available for you to come and give blood so you can feel good about yourself. You know, 'That good deed for the day!'