Give blood, get a cookie - Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart IN News, Weather, Sports

Give blood, get a cookie

Posted:

Thin Mints or Peanut Butter Patty, pick your favorite during the, "Give Blood.  Get a Cookie." Blood Drives. 

Two iconic organizations, the American Red Cross and Girl Scouts are using the sweet treats to lure in donors over the next week and a half.

They kicked off their first drive at the First Baptist Church in Goshen Monday.

Many thought it was the perfect excuse to give, as if you need a better excuse than this, "They say that one pint of blood can save 3 lives.  They can take that blood apart and use different parts of it for different things," said Cinde Bontrager, the Blood Drive Coordinator.

The blood is used for people who've had surgeries, in accident cases and cancer patients.

The "Give Blood. Get a Cookie." drives will continue this month.  Here's a full list of drives.

Tuesday, Jan. 14 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Center Lake Pavilion, Warsaw, IN

Tuesday, Jan. 14 from noon to 6 p.m. - Knox Community Center, Knox, IN

Wednesday, Jan. 15 from noon to 6 p.m. - Pleasant View Mennonite Church, Goshen, IN

Wednesday, Jan. 15 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. - American Red Cross Chapter, St. Joseph, MI

Monday, Jan. 20 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. - Life Plex, Plymouth, IN

Friday, Jan. 24 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Talma Community Building, Rochester, IN

Tuesday, Jan. 28 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. - Beiger Elementary, Mishawaka, IN

Powered by WorldNow

Fox 28

WSJV-TV FOX 28
58096 County Road 7, South
Elkhart, IN 46517

Switchboard: 574.679.9758
News Phone: 574.679.4545
Station Fax: 574.294.1267
Email: fox28news@fox28.com

All content ©Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WSJV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Heather Stewart at (574) 343-5310. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.