Navigation Links
Help Save Lives This Holiday Season by Donating Blood

Blood Donors Have a Chance to Win a Mercury Mariner Lease

DETROIT, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This holiday season, give the gift of life by donating blood to the American Red Cross. You can save up to three lives each time you give blood, and through February 4, 2008, you'll have a chance to win a 2008 Mercury Mariner Premier from Metropolitan Lincoln Mercury and the American Red Cross Southeastern Michigan Blood Services Region.

The American Red Cross usually struggles to maintain a strong supply of all blood types between Thanksgiving and the New Year. Fewer people take the time to donate blood, and there is an increase in the demand for blood to treat trauma patients. The need also is great for patients undergoing surgeries, treatment for cancer and blood disorders.

That's why the American Red Cross and Metropolitan Lincoln Mercury of Garden City have joined forces to recruit blood donors. Everyone who comes to give blood at any participating American Red Cross Southeastern Michigan Blood Services Region blood drive between now and February 4, 2008, can register to win a free 20- month lease on a 2008 Mercury Mariner, a savvy SUV equipped with an MP3 audio jack, the new standard Advance Trac(R) with Roll Stability Control(R) . On Valentine's Day one lucky presenting blood donor will win the Mariner.

"Metropolitan Lincoln Mercury has stepped up to help the American Red Cross at a time of year when blood supplies are typically low. Metropolitan's donation of the Lincoln MKX last summer proved to be one of the most successful campaigns in Red Cross history, with more than 40,000 entries," said CEO Diane Ward. "Their donation of the lease on a 2008 Mercury Mariner Premier is a wonderful incentive for donors to give blood during the holiday season and beyond. We also appreciate the continued promotional support of Smooth Jazz V98.7 radio and WDIV-Local 4 TV who were our media partners during the summer promotion."

Every presenting donor who will be age 18 or older by February 4, 2008, is eligible to win the Mariner lease. At the end of the promotion, 25 finalists will be selected to participate in the final drawing for the Mercury Mariner on February 14, 2008, at Metropolitan Lincoln Mercury. Other prizes include $25, $50 and $200 gas cards. To schedule your appointment to give blood, call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE, or visit

SOURCE American Red Cross, Southeastern Michigan Blood ServicesRegion
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Free distribution of insecticide-treated mosquito nets can save lives
2. Many Older Americans Have Active Sex Lives
3. Weight-Loss Surgeries Extend Lives
4. Surgery for severe obesity saves lives
5. Early Breast Cancer Detection Saves Lives
6. Survey From The Partnership and MetLife Foundation Reveals Important Role Todays Grandparents Play in Teens Lives
7. Personal chaos in HIV patients lives may be a barrier to regular medical care, UCLA Study Shows
8. $8,000 Winning Bids at Governors Livestock Auction to Benefit College-Bound Youth and Homeless
9. St. Petersburg: Candlelight Vigil to Raise Awareness of Florida HIV/AIDS Crisis, Honor Lives Lost
10. Helping older people use technology can save lives
11. AHF and Kenya Medical Research Institute Partner to Save Lives at Free AIDS Treatment Clinic in Mombasa
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... , ... Aided by seed funding from the Ron Foley Foundation, researchers at ... into how to detect and treat pancreatic cancer (PC). , WCHN researchers will ... molecules (ncRNA), genetic material that is present in the blood of patients with PC. ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... , ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... for its exceptional customer service: the TrustDale certification. The award recognizes good companies ... Baltimore stone honing , tile and grout, and hard surface restoration company earned ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... patented products, announces Innovative Blending, a household invention that revolutionizes the vending machine ... & Smoothie Bars market is worth $2 billion," says Scott Cooper, CEO and ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... GBCHealth and Global Health ... bestowed annually to the world’s best corporate-supported global health programs. The awards ... Landscape Symposium held in Washington D.C and attended by over 150 representatives from ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... Miami, Fl (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... Farms. Adding houseplants is an easy and affordable way to bring long-lasting style and ... “green heroes” also provide oxygen, clean the air and keep on giving all year ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/24/2015)... 24, 2015 iRhythm Technologies, Inc. , a leading ... announced that it will participate in the 27th Annual Piper Jaffray ... New York, NY . Kevin King , Chief ... 1, 2015 at 8:50am ET. --> ... . --> . --> iRhythm is ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... Teledyne DALSA , a Teledyne Technologies company ... introduce its CMOS X-Ray detector for mammography at ... December 3, at McCormick Place in Chicago ... interventional imaging will be on display in the South Hall, ... CMOS X-Ray detectors is the industry benchmark for high speed ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... uptake of recently approved and pipeline premium products for Type 1 Diabetes ... says GBI Research . --> The ... Mellitus (T1DM), will be a key driver of market growth to 2021, ... The uptake of recently approved and pipeline premium products for Type 1 ... 2021, says GBI Research . Type ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: