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Turkeys offered for blood donations in Michiana

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Blood donors in Michiana will get an early Thanksgiving treat.  The Medical Foundation Blood Donor Centers is offering a 10-12 pound turkey to each blood donor until November 27.

Donors will get a voucher for a Troyer Turkey that they can use themselves, or donate to the Food Bank of Northern Indiana.  "We want to be sure the needs of the communities' blood supply are met and we have found this promotion to be a great success," said Christina Tembo, Manager of Blood Donor Recruitment.

Appointments are not mandatory, but are recommended.  Donors with appointments will be honored before walk-ins.

You can donate at locations in South Bend, Mishawaka, and Elkhart during the following times:

South Bend (530 North Lafayette Blvd) Monday - Friday 8am until 5pm and Saturday from 7:30am until 2pm.

Mishawaka (corner of Edison and Main) Monday - Friday 7:30am until 8pm and Saturday 7:30am until 2pm

Elkhart (Elkhart Hospital) Monday, Tuesday and Thursday Noon until 8pm, Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am until 4pm.

For more information about donor requirements or how to make an appointment to donate,  visit the foundation website by clicking here or by call 574-234-1157.

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