Jul
23
Save a Life This Summer
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PA with donor at AAPA Conference 2014 blood drive.PAs supported the American Red Cross at AAPA Conference 14!

On May 25 and 26, there were a total of 127 donors and 30 first-time donors.

One hundred and nineteen total units of blood were collected, saving up to 357 lives!

Way to go PAs!

But the giving shouldn’t stop there. Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood, and each unit of donated blood may help save up to three lives.

Encourage your patients and friends to participate in the Red Cross’s campaign “100 Days of Summer” or call 1-800-RED Cross.

You can also participate in their Music Brings Life campaign in New York City and receive a free ticket to the 2014 5Alarm Blaze Music Brings Life Blood Awareness Concert on Aug. 31.

See also: Blood Donation: A Silent Way to Save a Life

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