Mall of Georgia and Town Center at Cobb to host American Red Cross Blood Drives, May 26-28

Metro Atlanta shopping centers invite community to donate blood this Memorial Day weekend

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 — Donate blood, save lives!

The American Red Cross will host blood drives at Mall of Georgia and Town Center at Cobb over Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28. Supporters who donate blood at either center will receive a complimentary gift from the American Red Cross (while supplies last)!

Why get involved? Here are some quick facts, courtesy of the American Red Cross:

  • Someone needs blood every two seconds in the U.S.
  • Just one donation can save up to three lives!
  • Blood cannot be manufactured – it can only come from generous donors
  • Shortages of all blood types usually occur during the summer and winter holidays, making it crucial to donate now!
  • The American Red Cross supplies approximately 45 percent of the nation's blood supply

WHEN/WHERE:  
Mall of Georgia         
3333 Buford Drive, Buford, GA 30519 (Upper Level near Dick’s Sporting Goods)
May 26-27 from noon – 5 p.m.
May 28 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
*All donors at Mall of Georgia will receive a special edition Red Cross t-shirt, while supplies last          

Town Center at Cobb
400 Barrett Pkwy, Kennesaw, GA 30144 (Lower Level Sears Court)
May 26-27 from noon – 5 p.m.
May 28 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
*All donors at Town Center at Cobb will receive a special edition Red Cross t-shirt, while supplies last

HOW:              
Visit redcrossblood.org to schedule an appointment in advance. Enter code ‘moga’ for Mall of Georgia or ‘tcac’ for Town Center at Cobb.

For more information on these events at Mall of Georgia and Town Center at Cobb, visit bit.ly/MOGarc18 and bit.ly/TCarc18.  

For more blood donation facts, visit the American Red Cross online at givelife.org.

Haley Sheram BRAVE Public Relations