As part of our outreach ministries and commitment to the community Christian Temple sponsors, in partnership with the American Red Cross, periodic community blood drives. The blood drives are held in Fellowship Hall (at the rear of the church building); always on a Monday, beginning at 1:30 PM and closing at 7:00 PM. The schedule dates for 2017 are:
Monday, March 6, 2017
Monday, June 12, 2017
Monday, September 11, 2017
Monday, December 11, 2017
For more information about eligibility or to schedule an appointment to donate at a Christian Temple Community Blood Drive, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or go to http://www.redcrossblood.org. Or, if you would rather schedule the appointment for the next blood drive with a Christian Temple Blood Drive member, contact Vaughn Ouellette at 410-313-9661.
For donors who have an appointment to donate and would like to save time with registration go to the American Red Cross “RapidPass” website:
Who is eligible to donate blood?
Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental permission in MD, PA and VA), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors younger than 19 years also have to meet certain height and weight requirements. Please remember to bring your Red Cross blood donor card or other form of positive ID when you come to donate.
Why is it so important to donate blood?