Why We Partner with the American Red Cross

//Why We Partner with the American Red Cross

Why We Partner with the American Red Cross

REALTOR Association of Prince William (PWAR) is proud to partner with the American Red Cross and be a part of all they do for our community, our country and around the world. Our blood drive is important to patients in need, but the collection and distribution of blood is just a small part of all the Red Cross does. The enormity of what the Red Cross accomplishes every day is astounding and this is one of the reasons we chose them as one of our core community outreach partners.

  • Every 60 seconds, 44 people in America are assisted by the American Red Cross.
  • 15,500 people every day receive lifesaving Red Cross health and safety training.
  • 1,000 times a day the Red Cross provides services to military members, their families and veterans.
  • 190 times a day Red Cross workers help families affected by a home fire or disaster.

From a blood supply standpoint:

  • The Red Cross must collect 14,000 units of blood each day.
  • The blood collected by the Red Cross helps millions of patients in over 2,400 hospitals across the country.
  • 80 percent of blood donations are given at blood drives are hosted by generous sponsoring organizations like ours.

At PWAR, we are proud to host a blood drive on Wednesday, August 22 from 9 am to 2:30 pm in partnership with the Red Cross, giving us all an opportunity to make a difference. We still have open appointment slots to fill.

There are many ways you can help, but most importantly we hope you come out to donate. If you can’t donate, please consider helping to spread the word by promoting our drive on social media.

Schedule your life-saving donation online at http://bit.ly/pwar2018.

By | 2018-07-25T10:02:01-04:00 July 23rd, 2018|Recent News|0 Comments

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