Blood Drive for 7 month little girl for upcoming surgery

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UntitledPioneers Memorial Hospital is organizing a blood drive for a seven month old little girl at Imperial Valley College, Thursday, March 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in front of the school gym, 380 E. Aten Road, Imperial.

Seven-month-old Regina was diagnosed with right coronal craniosynostosis (a skull deformity) at four-months-old. She will have a surgery in March to correct her skull and a second surgery in June. Regina will most likely need a blood transfusion during or after surgery. By donating today you can help ensure that blood is available for Regina and patients like her whose lives depend on it.

When scheduling an appointment online, please log on to www.sandiegobloodbank.org , click on “Donate Blood” select “Appointments” and provide sponsor code: IVCC

All donors will receive a coupon for a free crunch taco, courtesy of Taco Bell and free cholesterol screening. It is possible to earn points by donating blood that can be used to obtain Amazon gift cards, movie tickets and more. Visit sandiegobloodbank.org and click on Store at the top of the home page.

If you are planning to donate blood, be sure to eat a good meal and drink pellet of fluids before donating . All donors must show picture identification.