July is Pump Up The Volume of Blood with the American Red Cross!

Donating blood is an act of compassion that has the power to save lives and make a significant impact on communities. Among the organizations dedicated to this cause, the American Red Cross stands out as a vital lifeline in times of need. By supporting the American Red Cross through blood donation, individuals contribute to a noble cause that serves a range of critical functions.

The American Red Cross is responsible for supplying approximately 40% of the nation's blood and blood products. They collect and distribute blood donations across the United States, including Montana.

Montana relies on blood donations to meet the needs of its hospitals and healthcare facilities. The American Red Cross, along with other blood collection organizations, plays a crucial role in ensuring an adequate supply of blood products for the state.

  1. Saving Lives: One of the primary reasons why donating blood to the American Red Cross is so important is its potential to save lives. Blood transfusions are essential in various medical situations, including surgeries, trauma cases, cancer treatments, and complications during childbirth. By donating blood, you are directly assisting patients in need and providing them with a chance for recovery.  Each blood donation has the potential to save up to three lives.
  2. Disaster Response: During emergencies such as natural disasters or accidents, the demand for blood rises significantly. The American Red Cross plays a crucial role in disaster response, ensuring that blood supplies are readily available when and where they are needed most. By donating blood, you contribute to the readiness and effectiveness of the American Red Cross in times of crisis.
  3. Supporting Research and Innovation: The American Red Cross conducts extensive research and collaborates with other medical institutions to improve transfusion practices, develop new treatments, and enhance patient care. By donating blood, you indirectly contribute to scientific advancements and help improve healthcare outcomes for future generations.
  4. Community Health and Well-being: Donating blood is a powerful way to give back to your community and promote its overall health and well-being. By ensuring a sufficient blood supply, the American Red Cross helps hospitals and healthcare facilities deliver timely and quality care to patients. Your contribution not only aids those in immediate need but also strengthens the healthcare infrastructure in your community.

By giving a part of yourself, you provide hope, healing, and support to countless individuals facing medical emergencies. Whether you donate regularly or contribute during specific campaigns, your involvement with the American Red Cross helps save lives, assists in disaster response, drives medical research, and bolsters community health. Embrace the opportunity to make a difference and join the noble cause of blood donation today. Your selfless act can save lives.

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Great Falls metro and Community blood drives for July 2023


Friday, July 7th

Great Falls       American Red Cross (1300 28th St So)      11 am – 3 pm

Tuesday, July 11th

Scobey            Catholic Church                                           11:30 am – 5:30 pm

Glasgow            VFW                                                           11 am -  5:30 pm

Blood Center      1300 28th Street South                               11 am – 7 pm

Wednesday, July 12th

Glasgow Hospital                                                                    9 am -  3 pm

Glasgow             VFW                                                             11 am -  5 pm

Blood Center       1300 28th Street South                                11 am – 7 pm

Thursday, July 13th

Hinsdale                Legion Hall                                                12:30 pm – 6 pm

Malta                     Little White Church                                    11 am – 5 pm 

Monday, July 17th

Benefis East                  Wiegand Conference Room               10 am – 3 pm

Benefis West                 Lewis and Clark Conference Rm        10 am – 2:30 pm

Tuesday, July 18th

Montana Air National Guard     Medical Building                     10 am  – 3 pm

Northern Rockies Medical Center (Cut Bank)                          10 am – 3 pm

Blood Center              1300 28th Street South                         11 am – 7 pm

Wednesday, July 19th  

Cut Bank                   St. Margarets Catholic Church               11 am – 5:30 pm

Davidson Companies            Liberty Building                         10 am – 3 pm

Blood Center               1300 28th Street South                          9 am – 5 pm


Thursday, July 20th

Choteau                       LDS Church                                            11 am – 5:30 pm

Friday, July 21st  

Malmstrom,                   Base Chapel                                            10 am – 3 pm

Monday, July 24th

Havre, St Jude Catholic Parish                                                      11:30 am – 5:30 pm

Tuesday, July 25th

Chinook, Community Center Fairgrounds                                      12 pm – 6 pm

Bullhook Health Center, Main Conference Room                            9 am – 2 pm

Blood Center              1300 28th Street South                                  11 am – 7 pm

Wednesday, July 26th

Big Sandy                    Main Conference Room                              12:45 am – 6 pm

Thursday, July 27th

Triangle                        Havre Holiday Village Mall                           10 am – 3:15 pm

Fort Belknap, Hospital                                                                        11 pm – 4 pm


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