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united blood services logoCAREFREE – Anyone who donates blood this Saturday, Aug. 17 with United Blood Services will be automatically entered into a drawing to win a 2013 Passat S, courtesy of Valley Volkswagen Dealers.

The blood drive will be held from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Carefree Fire Station No. 1.

Donors will also receive 100 bonus points to use in United Blood Services “Hero in Me” donor rewards program, where points can be redeemed for ice cream, t-shirts, movie tickets, music CDs and video games.

United Blood Services recommends donating blood three times a year.

Contact Charlotte Kaiser at 602-214-5876 or ckaiser@blood with eligibility questions or visit, select “Donate Blood” and type in “Carefree” for sponsor code. It will show what appointment times are available that can be scheduled online.

United Blood Services asks that you bring a photo ID and donor card (if you have one).
They will also provide free cholesterol testing with every donation.

Visit for program details.

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