Blood donations needed; $5,000 gift card drawing used as incentives

January 14, 2022

With the need for blood donations at a critical level, Vitalant has announced a special promotion that will be part of upcoming blood drives in Wayne County.

Vitalant Donor Recruitment Representative Bethany Rigney said there is a critical need throughout the Pine Belt for blood donations. With that in mind, the organization is offering special incentives to increase donations. All donors in the month of January will be entered into a drawing for one of four $5,000 gift cards.

Upcoming blood drives in Wayne County, along with donor codes, are as follows:

Tuesday, Jan. 18: Bloodmobile at First Baptist Church of Clara from 2:30-6 p.m. For more information or to register to donate, call Jason Sehon at 601-735-2176 or sign up at donors.vitalant.org and use blood drive code FBCClara.

Thursday, Jan. 20: Wayne County Vocational and Technical Center from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. For more information or to register to donate, contact Jordan Cochran or Michael West at 601-735-5036 or sign up at donors.vitalant.org and use blood drive code WCVT

Monday, Jan. 31: Bloodmobile at Dixie Electric from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information or to register to donate, contact Angie McSwain at 601-788-9608 or sign up at donors.vitalant.org and use blood drive code DIXIE.

Tuesday, Feb. 1: Bloodmobile at the Waynesboro Walmart from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. To register to donate, or sign up at donors.vitalant.org and use blood drive code WMWAYNE.