A blood drive sponsored by the Marion County R-2 Fire and Rescue Department will be held Saturday, July 13.

The blood drive will take place at the Philadelphia Community Center at 2999 County Road 13, in the activity room. It goes from 10am to 2pm.

For an appointment call Kevin Ransom at 573-406-4080 or The American Red Cross at 1-800-RED-CROSS.

You may be eligible to donate blood if you last donated on or before May 18. Please bring and ID.

All units collected at this drive count toward the American Red Cross Blood Services 'Young Minds Change Lives' educational scholarship program for the Philadelphia Marion County R-2 High School.

Anyone who donates blood now through July 15 could win a $3,000 gift card. Details are here.

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