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Bonners Ferry community blood drives announced

| February 22, 2024 1:00 AM

Vitalant Blood Drive will be in Bonners Ferry on March 12 and March 16. 

In preparation for the upcoming solar eclipse, this month’s blood drive is eclipse-themed and donors will receive a free pair of solar eclipse glasses and a T-shirt. There is a limited number of items  In addition, those who donate will be entered for a chance to win one of four $5000 gift cards. 

Donation stations will be at: 

On Tuesday, March 12, a blood drive will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It will be held from 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

On Saturday, March 16, a drive will be held at Safeway in the Vitalant donation bus. The drive will be held from 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Appointments are encouraged. Please sign up by contacting the Vitalant rep, Audrey Lewis, at 509-942-9596. 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is located at 6568 Alderson Lane, Bonners Ferry. The Bonners Ferry Safeway is located at 6519 Main St.