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Collin Creek Mall hosts two-day December blood drive
By Sunny McKinnon
This season, Collin Creek Mall and Carter BloodCare ask shoppers to start a new holiday tradition and donate blood on Saturday, Dec. 15 or Sunday, Dec. 16. The Carter BloodCare mobile donor unit will be in the parking lot on the east side near Sears from 12 to 6 p.m. Walk-in donors are welcome, but individuals can make an appointment by calling 817.412.5245. Donors with appointments will be taken first.
Potential donors must be at least 17 years old, or 16 years old with a parent’s consent, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good general health. Photo ID is required. There is no upper age limit for donors, and most medications do not interfere with donor eligibility. Carter BloodCare recommends eating a nourishing meal and drinking plenty of water before donating. For information about eligibility, visit www.carterbloodcare.org <http://www.carterbloodcare.org> .
Carter BloodCare is the largest blood center in Texas and is accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks, licensed by the Food and Drug Administration and a member of America’s Blood Centers.
Collin Creek Mall features more than 130 specialty shops and eateries including Macy’s, Dillard’s, jcpenney and Sears. The shopping center is conveniently located at US 75 Central Expressway and 190 Bush Turnpike. For directions, visit www.collincreekmall.com <http://www.collincreekmall.com> or call 972.442.1070.
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