January 29, 2014

Unity Hospice to Sponsor St. Louis Blues Blood Drive

Presented by American Red Cross, the St. Louis Blues and Unity Hospice of Greater St. Louis invite community members to donate blood.

Collinsville, Ill. – The St. Louis Blues, in partnership with the American Red Cross, will host a blood drive on Monday, Feb. 3 in the Gateway Convention Center located at 1 Gateway Dr. 62234. Sponsored by Unity Hospice of Greater St. Louis, the drive will be from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

More recently known as one of the largest annual blood drives in Greater St. Louis, the St. Louis Blues and FOX Sports Midwest have joined forces to host blood drives through the Red Cross for nearly seven years. This year, Unity Hospice of Greater St. Louis is joining this partnership by promoting the drive and providing assistance in running the event. Area St. Louis and Metro East community members, their friends and families are invited to donate blood. All donors will receive a specially-designed St. Louis Blues t-shirt upon blood donation, while supplies last.

In addition to the Collinsville, Ill. site, the St. Louis Blues Blood Drive will also be held at the following Missouri locations on Feb. 3: Ballwin, Fenton, Hazelwood, Imperial, Richmond Heights, St. Louis and St. Peters. For more information on site locations, visit http://www.redcross.org/blood.

About American Red Cross
Built on the idea of “neighbor helping neighbor”, the American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid and supports military members and their families. The non-profit organization depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission.

About Unity Hospice
Founded in 1992, Unity Hospice is a full-service hospice and palliative care company committed to providing comprehensive care, support and education to people facing a life-limiting illness. The organization offers care of the highest quality by licensed and competent staff in accordance with laws & regulations and accepted standards of practice. With the dedication to make their patients’ final days comfortable, the Unity Hospice team provides an interdisciplinary approach to each individual and family, in which they go above and beyond everyday to meet their needs.

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