142 UNITS ! ! ! 142 units collected at our four blood drives in 2018. Did you know --
- Every two seconds (count off two seconds) someone in the USA needs blood
- Approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells, 7,000 units of platelets, and 10,000 units of plasma are needed daily in the USA
- The Red Cross provides about 40% of the nation's blood/blood components, all from volunteer donors
- Red blood cells must be used within 42 days and platelets used within 5 days
How can you help? Watch for our blood drives and volunteer to donate, provide cookies, and work.