The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital Blood Mobile―the traveling extension of the Kraft Family Blood Donor Center―recently visited Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, giving employees and members of the community the opportunity to do their part by giving blood to support patients undergoing cancer treatments, accident victims, transplant recipients and more.
At the event, coordinated by Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital’s Community Health and Wellness Program Manager Katie Plante, 22 donors volunteered yielding 18 units of blood. Those who donated were treated to a Kraft Family Blood Donor Center $10 gas card as a thank you gift.
“As always, the BWFH community proved to be generous,” says Plante. “I am very grateful to those who took time out of their busy day to donate.”
If you missed your chance to donate blood this time, don’t worry. The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital Blood Mobile will return to BWFH in the new year. Or you may visit the Kraft Family Blood Donor Center. To schedule an appointment, visit the Kraft Center website or call 617-632-3206.
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