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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) - St. Louis Outlet Mall will host a blood drive to boost blood supplies as donations falter during the summer months. People take vacations and stop donating at the same time that summer injuries can spike demand. When it takes only one trauma victim or one unforeseen disaster to wipe out the blood supply, it is more important than ever to keep supplies coming in. It is the blood that is donated BEFORE it is needed that is there when the need arises.
The group is offering an incentive to give blood. All presenting donors will receive a coupon for free appetizer for Longhorn Steakhouse. Those interested in donating are asked to eat well, hydrate and bring a photo ID before coming to the event.
Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center
St. Louis Outlet Mall 555 St. Louis Mills Boulevard Hazelwood, MO 63042
Friday, August 2 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, August 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.