The 9th Annual Carol H. Axelrod Memorial Drive at Lankenau Medical Center will take place on Wednesday, October 19 and Thursday, October 20, 2016. Registration for this two-day drive is now available!  

As always, everyone who comes to the drive to donate will receive a gift bag, free parking, great food, and free entry into a prize drawing! 

Date:     October 19 & 20, 2016

Time:    7 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days (appointments are scheduled at 15-minute intervals)

Location:   Lankenau Medical Center
                    Annenberg Conference Center, Rooms 101A, B, & C
                    100 E. Lancaster Avenue
                    Wynnewood, PA 19096

There are several slots available every 15 minutes between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. each day, but it is best to make an appointment so that we can accommodate the greatest number of donors in the most efficient way possible. 

To view the schedule of available appointment times on October 19, please click here.

To view the schedule of available appointment times on October 20, please click here.
 

To schedule your appointment, please send an email to info@chablooddrive.org. You will receive a confirmation email from us. Thank you!

Our family’s October Community CHAllenge will support two important efforts:

Main Line Meals on Wheels: Providing nutritious meals to senior citizens and homebound or convalescing residents of communities along the Main Line, from Lower Merion Township to Malvern Borough.

Ardmore Avenue Community Center:  The Ardmore Avenue Community Center offers youth in Ardmore and neighboring communities a wide range of educational, social, cultural, and recreational resources that help them learn new skills and establish healthy, supportive relationships with peers and adults.

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Thank you to everyone who supported the Carol H. Axelrod Memorial Blood Drive at the Reserve at Gwynedd in Lansdale on July 13! We are thrilled that 89 units of blood were collected at the drive. This means that as many as 267 patients will be able to receive the lifesaving transfusions they need in the days and weeks ahead. Your generosity and commitment have made it possible for close to 300 patients and families to spend more time together. Thank you for helping to alleviate the critical need this summer! 

We are also pleased that the drive was able to raise awareness and support for The Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund and RSVPtwo organizations that are doing very important work in the community.

Blood products must be on the shelves, and ready to use, before they are needed—and the need is constant. We invite you to join us at our fall blood drive, the 9th Annual Carol H. Axelrod Memorial Blood Drive at Lankenau Medical Center, on October 19 and 20. Registration information for the October drive will be posted shortly.

Thank you again for your help, your support, and your commitment to saving lives! 

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2015 was a record-breaking year for the Carol H. Axelrod Memorial Blood Drive!

Thanks to you, in 2015 the Carol H. Axelrod Memorial Blood Drive:

* Collected 456 units of blood, enough to help more than 1,360 hospital patients
* Reached our highest collection totals to date at each of our three blood drive locations
* Surpassed the milestone of 2,000 cumulative units collected since our first blood drive in 2008
* Welcomed 19 first-time blood donors
* Raised awareness and support for six local nonprofit organizations through our Community CHAllenge program
* Was featured on Action News! Check us out here: 
https://youtu.be/OXuN-kVmFho.

Thank you again for all of your help and support!


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The Carol H. Axelrod Memorial Blood Drive was created as a way of “giving back” to the blood-donor community that made it possible for Carol to receive all of the blood and platelet transfusion she needed during her treatment for cancer. Our mission is to help other patients and their families spend more time together by doing our part to ensure that blood products are always available for those who need them. Our goal is to help the blood donors at our drives have an enjoyable and positive donation experience.

If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive information about upcoming dates and locations for the Carol H. Axelrod Memorial Blood Drive, simply send an email to info@chablooddrive.org.

Please remember that you can donate whole blood every 56 days. To find a blood drive in your neighborhood, click here:http://www.redcrossblood.org/

To determine when you will next be eligible to donate blood, please click here: http://www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood/eligibility-requirements

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