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Saturday, January 19th - Verizon Wireless in Owasso Hosts Blood Drive

Jan 19, 2013

Verizon Wireless and Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) are starting off the new year by saving lives and inviting Owasso-area residents 16 years or older* to join by donating blood noon to 3 pm, January 19, in the OBI bloodmobile parked at the store, 9035 N 121st E Ave.

Blood donors will receive a free OBI ball cap, health screenings and Donor Rewards points, redeemable for merchandise in OBI’s online store.

If donors prefer, they can forgo the ball cap to support the Global Blood Fund. Oklahoma Blood Institute will redirect funds for the ball caps to this charity assisting blood centers in developing countries.

Donors with Oklahoma Blood Institute provide every drop of blood needed by patients in more than 140 Oklahoma medical facilities.

Appointments are not required but can be made by calling Oklahoma Blood Institute at 877-340-8777 or visiting obi.org.

* 16 year olds must weigh at least 125 pounds and provide signed parental permission, 17 year olds must weigh at least 125 pounds, 18+ year olds must weigh at least 110 pounds.

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