Ipswich Blood Drive brings in 44 volunteers
November 18, 2020
Ipswich community hosted a blood drive with Vitalant, formerly United Blood Services, on November 9 at Holy Cross Catholic Church which helped collect a total of 49 units of blood products for patients in need.
A total of 44 individuals volunteered to donate blood and 39 individuals were able to donate at the Vitalant blood drive on November 9. A total of 10 donors also came forward to donate Power Red Cells (2RBC) which collects two units of red blood cells while returning platelets, plasma and a saline solution back to the donor. There was one donor who volunteered for the first time.