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Donate blood and get a paczski

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Give blood get a paczki.

That's what the South Bend Medical Foundation is giving to blood donors tomorrow in celebration of Fat Tuesday.

In addition to the sweet treat donors will get beads.

"There are so many people who simply come in and give out of pure benevolence," said Manager of Blood Donor Recruitment Christina Tembo. "Of course that's amazing but we need to keep up the blood supply in our area."

Donors will also be entered to win gift cards to area retail stores.

The locations to donate are the following:

The South Bend location at 530 North Lafayette Boulevard is open Monday - Friday from 8am until 5pm and Saturday from 7:30am until 2pm

Mishawaka location at 118 West Edison is open Monday - Friday from 7:30am until 8:00pm and Saturday from 7:30am until 2pm.

Elkhart location in Elkhart General Hospital is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from Noon until 8pm, Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am until 4pm and Saturday from 7:30am until 2pm.

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