Travis to host Halloween-themed blood drive
By 60th Air Mobility Wing, 60th Air Mobility Wing
/ Published October 10, 2018
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Blood Centers of the Pacific will join Travis Air Force Base, California, to host a Halloween-themed blood drive Oct. 17 at the Delta Breeze Club from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The goal is to collect 120 lifesaving units. Donors will have opportunity to paint a pumpkin while they wait. The pumpkins will be donated to the Oakland Children's Hospital.
Volunteers are needed from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. to set up and run the blood drive. Volunteers can work in 1-hour shifts.
To sign up, email your name, rank and squadron to Capt. Jessica Cruz-Fehr at email@example.com or Steven Pignataro at SPignataro@bloodcenters.org.
Blood donors can schedule an appointment at http://www.bloodheroes.com/index.cfm?group=op&step=2&opid=840643&opidh=75AE0
Blood Centers of the Pacific provides more than 3,000 blood products to the David Grant USAF Medical Center to help aid in the more than 100 monthly transfusions performed.