Blood donor clinic in Ladysmith coming up April 19

There will be a blood donor clinic April 19 from 1-7:45 p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ladysmith.

One blood donation — in just one hour — can save a life.

Approximately every minute of every day, someone in Canada needs blood, according to Canadian Blood Services.

In fact, according to a recent poll, 52 per cent of Canadians say they or a family member have needed blood or blood products for surgery or for medical treatment.

Canadian Blood Services will be in Ladysmith next week, and residents will have a chance to donate blood and help save a life.

The Ladysmith Blood Donor Clinic will take place Thurs., April 19 from 1-7:45 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church at 1135 Fourth Ave.

Call 1-888-2-DONATE to book an appointment or visit www.blood.ca.

If you would like to donate as a group, contact Chris at 250-729-3628 or e-mail chris.barron@blood.ca.