The next blood drive at First Covenant is May 5. First Covenant and its members have long supported the Community Blood Bank of Northwest PA. Donors can donate any time at the Community Blood Bank which is located at 2646 Peach Street. However, the new bloodmobile is scheduled to make several stops at First Covenant throughout 2018. Here are the dates for blood drives at First Covenant: May 5, June 30, August 25, October 20 and December 15. The bloodmobile will be in the First Covenant parking lot on the dates indicated from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon. If you have any questions about blood donation click on this link http://fourhearts.org/
In 2017, blood donations for January were an amazing 19 units, March had 14, May had 17, July dropped to 11 units, September went up to 14 and November ended the year with 19 units for a total of 94 donations in 2017. There were 40 different people who gave during the year; 17 people gave once, 6 people gave twice, 7 people gave three times, 6 people gave four times and 4 people gave five times. Whether you gave 1 time or 5 times, you are valuable to saving lives.
Organizing blood drives at First Covenant is a ministry of the Board of Deacons.