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Janine is a 20-year veteran journalist who puts her sleuthing skills to use unearthing deals and discounts for families in the Tampa Bay area. Raising her own two daughters has taught her that some of the best things in life are “free” but not necessarily “cheap.”
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Blood drives offer rewards from Lowe’s, Publix, RaceTrac
Posted Jul 18, 2013 by Janine Dorsey
Updated Jul 18, 2013 at 10:51 AM
The Bloodmobiles are once again on the move and this time rewards for donors include gift cards from Lowe’s, Publix and RaceTrac.
Eligible donors (16 and older, in good health, weighing more than 110 lbs) can earn a $10 gift card for giving the gift of life at one of the scheduled stops next weekend.
Donors also routinely receive a wellness checkup, including a cholesterol screening, which each donation. As part of an ongoing summer promotion, coupons for $5 off two entrees from Outback Steakhouse are also available. In addition, all donors who give blood twice between June 1 and September 30 will get a voucher for a free steak dinner courtesy of Outback Steakhouse and be entered into a drawing to win “Outback for a Year.”
Scheduled upcoming donation sites this month include:
Select Lowe’s locations - Saturday, July 27 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Select Publix locations - Sunday, July 28 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Select RaceTrac locations - Monday July 29 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
For a location near you, visit http://www.oneblood.org/promotions/.
For more information about donating blood, visit oneblood.org.