Give blood, win a trip
The American Red Cross has partnered with Sundance Vacations to encourage all eligible blood donors to give blood.
Anyone who gives blood in Northeastern Pennsylvania through Feb. 28 will be entered into a raffle with a chance to win a getaway to Myrtle Beach or Hilton Head, S.C., through Sundance Vacations.
To enter into the drawing, a presenting blood donor must fill out an official entry. Donors must enter to win online at http://www.redcrossblood.org/nepa/vacation2013 or by phone at 1-800-RED CROSS.
The grand prize is condoninium accommodations for eight days and seven nights in either Myrtle Beach, S.C., or Hilton Head, S.C.
Depending on which unit is booked, two, four or six people can be accomodated.
The winner will also receive a $500 Visa gift card that can be used at the discretion of the winner.
For more information or to make an appointment, go to redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS.
Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental permission in Pennsylvania), meet weight and height requirements (110 pounds or more, depending on height) and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood.
Bring a Red Cross blood donor card or other form of ID when donating.