We have a day for giving thanks, followed by two for getting deals. Now there is a day dedicated to giving back.
Rex Healthcare will be participating in #GivingTuesday on Tuesday, December 2nd. #GivingTuesday is a day where charities, families, businesses, and communities around the world unite to celebrate generosity and to give.
This #GivingTuesday, we hope that you will join us by making an appointment to donate blood at the Rex Donor Center. Our goal is to have 100 appointments made on December 2nd, with donations to take place before January 2nd. This will help us to secure a consistent blood supply throughout the holidays.
- Announce your participation in #GivingTuesday @Rexhealthcare to your social networks and email lists
- ‘Like’ and share posts from the Rex Healthcare Facebook page or the Rex Blood Services Facebook page
- When you make a donation at Rex Blood Services post an #UNselfie on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram (Take a ‘Selfie’ with a sign or caption explaining how or why you are giving this year. Remember to use the hashtags #UNselfie #GivingTuesday and tag @rexhealthcare)
- On Dec 2nd make an appointment to donate blood – Visit RexHealth.com or call 784.4750
#GIVINGTUESDAY – Why not give blood!
On any given day, blood transfusions are needed for accident victims, patients in surgery, organ transplants and patients receiving treatment for cancer, or other diseases. In fact, even with all the advances in medicine today – when a patient needs a transfusion, there is simply no substitute for a human donor.
The need for blood is great. It is estimated that 95% of the population will receive a blood product by the age of 72 but less than 5% of the eligible population actually gives blood. Each pint of blood you donate can save up to 3 lives! Won’t you please help?
The donation process only takes about an hour, and is completely safe. Your gift will help ensure blood will be available for someone who needs it – even you or someone you love.
Rex Blood Services is located at 2709 Blue Ridge Road, Suite 150 in Raleigh (across from Rex Hospital). Their hours are Monday – Thursday 7:30 am – 6:30 pm, Fridays 8:30 am – 4:30 pm and the first three Saturdays each month from 9 – 1 pm.
To schedule an appointment visit RexHealth.com or call 919.784.4750.
Looking for another way to give? Make a donation to The Rex Healthcare Foundation
The Rex Healthcare Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, works to support Rex Healthcare’s commitment to excellence in patient care and caring for the community.
Donations made to the Rex Healthcare Foundation help to support Rex’s programs and services. Your donations help Rex provide educational and training programs, purchase the latest technology and provide medicine and services to patients who may not be able to afford them.