BEDFORD, FEBRUARY 28, 2023 – Crowder’s Pharmacy has been recognized by the American Red Cross as one of its Premier Blood Partners for 2023, a prestigious honor, for its support of the community and national blood supply.
Last year, Crowder’s Pharmacy helped the Red Cross collect 67 blood donations as part of its deep-rooted commitment to help save lives of patients facing illnesses and injuries in this community. and across the country.
“Crowder’s Pharmacy is proud to be a part of the Red Cross mission that helps ensure lifesaving blood is available for hospital patients in need,” Steve Anderson, Pharmacist at Crowder’s Pharmacy. “Our organization shares that same humanitarian value to help our neighbors, and we are grateful for the opportunity to host blood drives that will do just that here in our community.”
Every day, volunteer blood and platelet donors across the country are needed to help save lives. Blood and platelets are needed for accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and those receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer or sickle cell disease, according to the Red Cross.
Blood Drive Scheduled for Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Crowder’s Pharmacy will host a Red Cross blood drive on March 1st from 10:00am to 4:00pm inside the pharmacy. Community members are urged to come out and roll up a sleeve. There will be special prizes and giveaways to register to WIN!
“We encourage the community to join us Wednesday, March 1, 2023 to give the gift of life. The donation process only takes about an hour and can make an enormous difference for a patient battling illness or injury.”
To schedule an appointment to donate blood at the Crowder’s Pharmacy Blood Drive, visit https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=CROWDERS or call 812.275.5949. Crowder's Pharmacy is located at 631 16th, Bedford, Indiana 47421.
Donors of all blood types are needed. Blood is a perishable product that can only come from volunteer blood donors.