Alice McAuliffe and her husband Pat will be hosting their 8th Annual Blood Drive outside their home at 1141 38th Street complete with refreshments and East Sac neighborhood camaraderie. Apparently this is the only blood drive in Sacramento that is sponsored by a neighborhood (go East Sac!).
On Thursday, July 21st from 3 to 7pm, two bloodmobiles from BloodSource will be taking donations. This year, the goal is to collect 55 pints of blood to help patients and hospitals during the busy summer months.
You can schedule an appointment at www.bloodsource.org/drives to schedule on line. The location code of the drive is M597. For more information or to schedule in person you can call Alice directly at (916) 451-5507.
I regularly give blood at the downtown BloodSource location at 16th and Q but this will be my 3rd year of joining my neighbors in the local blood drive. I’ve already set up my appointment to go and give blood and I hope to see a lot of you there! The refreshments at Alice and Pat’s house are much better than what you get downtown!