Blood donations down during summer

Blood collection groups are asking for the public's help.

Posted: Jul 10, 2019 6:28 PM

Representatives at Vitalant say blood usage tends to go up during the summer because of more recreational accidents. Blood donations tend to go down as schools are out of session and people are on vacation. 

JULY 2019 BLOOD DRIVES – BUTTE/GLENN/COLUSA/YUBA/SUTTER COUNTIES

CHICO

North Valley Plaza Mall Blood Drive
Sunday, July 6
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Located on the bloodmobile near Sportsman’s Warehouse and CVS
801 East Avenue
Participants receive a Fandango movie voucher!

The Hignell Companies Blood Drive
Wednesday, July 10
7:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Located on the bloodmobile
1750 Humboldt Road, Chico
As a thank you, receive a Blood Donor Hat for 200 Rewards!

Azad’s Martial Arts Center
Wednesday, July 17
4 – 7 p.m.
Located on the bloodmobile
313 Walnut Street
As a thank you, receive a $5 Starbucks card!

Community Blood Drive
Monday, July 22
2 – 6 p.m.
Located on the bloodmobile near Sportsman’s Warehouse and CVS
801 East Avenue
As a thank you, receive a $5 Fast Eddie’s Sandwich Shop gift card & a Cinemark movie pass!
Donate July 22 – 31 and receive 200 Bonus Rewards!

Enloe Medical Center Blood Drive
Wednesday, July 24
Noon – 5:30 p.m. (closed from 2:30-3:30 p.m.)
Located at the Enloe Conference Center
1528 Esplanade, Chico
As a thank you, receive a Blood Donor Hat for 200 Rewards!
Donate July 22 – 31 and receive 200 Bonus Rewards!

Chico Mall Blood Drive
Friday, July 26
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Located on the bloodmobile near Outback Steakhouse
1950 E. 20th Street
As a thank you, receive a Blood Donor Hat for 200 Rewards and a Cinemark movie pass!
Donate July 22 – 31 and receive 200 Bonus Rewards!

COLUSA/MAXWELL

Knights of Columbus #2145 Blood Drive
Sunday, July 7
9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Located in the Old Parish Hall
335 Oak Street, Colusa
Participants receive a Fandango movie voucher!

Maxwell Community Blood Drive
Tuesday, July 16
3 – 6 p.m.
Located at the Maxwell Fire Station
231 Oak Street, Maxwell
As a thank you, receive a Blood Donor Hat for 200 Rewards!

GRIDLEY

Gridley Community Blood Drive
Hosted by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Children’s Hope
Tuesday, July 30
2 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Located in the Cultural Hall
400 Spruce Street, Gridley
As a thank you, receive a Blood Donor Hat for 200 Rewards!
Donate July 22 – 31 and receive 200 Bonus Rewards!

MARYSVILLE/YUBA CITY

Cambridge Junior College
Friday, July 19
1 – 4 p.m.
Located on the bloodmobile
990-A Klamath Lane, Yuba City
As a thank you, receive a $5 Starbucks card.

Calvary Christian Center
Saturday, July 27
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Located in the Fellowship Hall
2620 Colusa Highway, Yuba City
As a thank you, receive a $5 Starbucks card!

ORLAND

Orland Community Blood Drive
Thursday, July 25
2 – 6 p.m.
Located in the Social Hall
Federated Church of Orland
709 First Street, Orland
As a thank you, receive a Blood Donor Hat for 200 Rewards!
Donate July 22 – 31 and receive 200 Bonus Rewards!

OROVILLE

Oroville Community Blood Drive
Thursday, July 11
1 – 5 p.m.
Oroville Sports Club
2600 Oro Dam Blvd, Oroville
To make an appointment, contact Vitalant at 893-5433
As a thank you, receive a Blood Donor Hat for 200 Rewards!

Feather River Cinemas
Saturday, July 20
12 – 4 p.m.
Located on the bloodmobile
2690 Feather River Blvd.
As a thank-you, receive a Blood Donor Hat for 200 Rewards and a movie pass!

WHEATLAND

Beale Air Force Base Blood Drive
Wednesday, July 31
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Located in the Bloodmobiles
BX Parking Lot
17600 25th Street, Bldg 2434, Beale AFB
As a thank you, receive a $5 Starbucks card!

WILLOWS

Willows VFW Auxiliary Blood Drive
Thursday, July 25
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Located in the Willows Veterans Hall
525 W. Sycamore Street, Willows
As a thank you, receive a Blood Donor Hat for 200 Rewards!
Donate July 22 – 31 and receive 200 Bonus Rewards!

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