Monday, August 6, 2012
Maureen Zuzevich of Boston Children's Hospital thanks all the volunteers from Wakefield who donated blood for the past three years.
Monday, August 6, 2012
Dear Editor, On behalf of Boston Children’s Hospital I would like to take this opportunity to thank the West Side Social Club in Wakefield for their generous and continued support of our blood drives. They have graciously donated the use of their hall and parking lot to Boston Children’s Hospital and has made it possible to hold our blood drives there every few months for the past 3 years. We have collected 2083 pints of blood for our pediatric patients in need at these drives. We would also like to thank the Wakefield Community and the surrounding towns for their continued support of our blood drives at the Wakefield Social Club. These volunteer blood donors have made it possible to maintain a safe blood supply at Boston Children’s …
Monday, February 20, 2012
On Monday, February 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 401 Edgewater Place in Wakefield.
On Monday, February 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the American Red Cross is holding a community blood drive in Wakefield at 401 Edgewater Place. All eligible and new blood donors are encouraged to give blood. Blood donors are needed everyday to ensure an adequate blood supply for patients in need. All presenting donors will receive a coupon for a free lunch pack at Cumberland Farms, which includes a freshly prepared sandwich, any size fountain soda or frozen beverage, and a 1.5 oz. bag of Cumberland Farms brand chips. Prizes are non-transferrable and not redeemable for cash. To make an appointment to donate blood, please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or log onto redcrossblood.org. Event Details at a glance:
Thursday, December 29, 2011
December 29, West Side Social Club, 4 Harrington Court, Wakefield, from 1 to 8 p.m.
There will be a blood drive for the Children’s Hospital and the Jimmy Fund Clinic, on Dec. 29 at the West Side Social Club, 4 Harrington Court, Wakefield, from 1 to 8 p.m. The drive is in honor of Nicholas Barbaro, Ashley Cashell, Patrick Connolly, Jessica Downing, Scott Einarson, Gianna Martiniello, Lyndsey Pettengil, Milana Rufo, Anthony Stancato, and in the Memory of Dillon Ahern and Christopher Barnes. To make an appointment please go to: www.halfpints.childrenshospital.org and enter the sponsor code wsc, or call the Donor Center 617-355-6677. The Drive is from 1 to 8 p.m. both Wednesday December 28 and Thursday December 29 at the West Side Social Club, 4 Harrington Court Wakefield. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are strongly …
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Tuesday, Dec. 27, 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at St. Joseph's Parish.
On Tuesday, Dec. 27, there will be an American Red Cross blood drive at St. Joseph's Parish (173 Albion Street) from 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. All donors will receive a coupon for a free appetizer or dessert from Chili’s Grill & Bar. To make an appointment to donate blood, call: 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or log onto redcrossblood.org.
Friday, November 25, 2011
A blood drive sponsored by the American Red Cross runs from 1-6 p.m. at the First Parish Congregational Church in Wakefield.
[Editor's note: The information below was provided by the American Red Cross.] The First Parish Congregational Church in Wakefield will host a blood drive from 1-6 p.m. All eligible and new blood donors are encouraged to give blood. Blood donors are needed everyday to ensure an adequate blood supply for patients in need. In November, all presenting donors are eligible to enter to win a $50 Visa gift card that can be used towards your Thanksgiving turkey dinner. There will be one winner selected each day of the month; prizes are non-transferrable and not redeemable for cash. To make an appointment to donate blood, please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or log onto redcrossblood.org.
Monday, October 31, 2011
There is a special Halloween-themed blood drive going on Monday from 10 a.m.-1:45 p.m. at 100 Legends Way, Boston.
For those of you looking to do a good deed this Halloween, North Station MBCR and Brigham and Women's Hospital are having a special Trainsylvania-themed blood drive Monday. This tounge-in-cheek-themed event will take place on Track 1 at North Station from 10 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Those that give blood will recieve a Halloween long-sleeve T-shirt to help fight off the sudden belch of cold New England weather we are getting. To pre-register and for more information, call 617-222-8229 or email email@example.com. For eligibility questions, contact the BWH Donor Center at 617-732-6288 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
It is time once again for the Blood drive for Children’s Hospital and the Jimmy Fund Clinic.
There will be a blood drive for Children’s Hospital Boston and the Jimmy Fund Clinic at Dana Farber Cancer Institute today and Thursday, Oct. 27 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the West Side Social Club (4 Harrington Court Wakefield, MA). Walk ins are welcome, but appointments are suggested to avoid any possible wait. To make an appointment please log on to www.halfpints.childrenshospital.org and enter sponsor code wsc, or call Mark Cashell at 978-604-9566. A positive ID is required. Donors must be 17 years of age or older. Donors at age 16 are allowed with a parent/legal guardian present and their signature on a release form may also donate. If you have questions please call the donor center at 617-355-6677. From the organizer, Mark Cashell: …
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Why your family should walk to school today, where to donate blood and enter to win a seven-day cruise, where to get free flu shots, and more things to know today.
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Wednesday, October 5, 2011
1. Clouds disappear - Today will start out mostly cloudy, then gradually become sunny with a high near 63, according to the National Weather Service. However, it could get windy, with gusts of up to 30 mph. 2. Today in Wakefield sports - Boys varsity golf plays Stoneham at 3:15 p.m. at home, girls varsity field hockey plays Reding at 3:30 p.m. at home, and girls varsity swimming faces Winchester at 3:30 p.m. @ Winchester. 3. Donate your blood - at the American Red Cross Blood Drive, today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 401 Edgewater Place. All donors will receive a $10 EMS Bucks Card, redeemable at participating Eastern Mountain Sports locations in Massachusetts and online at ems.com, and will be entered to win a seven day Bermuda cruise for …
Friday, September 16, 2011
Today from 1-7 p.m. at Most Blessed Sacrament Parish.
All donors will receive a 50% off coupon for Six Flags New England admission! Double Red Cell donations available at this drive.
FOLQ announced it is raising $30,000 to underground wires at the head of the lake, where to find a blood drive, and more things to know in Wakefield today.
1. Feeling like fall - Today will be sunny, but the high will only be around 63 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Sounds like a great morning for a pumpkin spice latte. And I'll probably be saying that every day, considering delicious pumpkin spice lattes are. 2. Today in Wakefield sports - Boys varsity football plays Lynn English High School at 7 p.m. at home. 3. Donate blood, head to Six Flags! If you donate blood at the American Red Cross Blood Drive being held at Most Blessed Sacrament Church from 1-7 p.m. today, you will receive a 50% off pass to Six Flags New England! Just don't ride the roller coasters directly after donating blood. Probably not a good idea. 4. Office hours: Senator Katherine Clark (D-Melrose) is …