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    Thumbs up Blood Drive

    **Mods, can you make this a sticky, por favor? graciosos **

    Hey folks, for those interested, below is all the information you will need to know about this event:


    Date: Sunday 12th March, 2006 *this sunday*
    Time: 9 am-2:30pm
    Location: The School Auditorium opposite St.Jude's Church on Canarsie Rd


    *To schedule an appointment or for more info.: call Ruth Arrao 718-763-6300*


    Eligibility Criteria:
    Must bring valid ID and must know SS#
    Minimum weight 110 lbs
    Between 17-76 years of age
    NO tattoos in the past 12 months

    Before you donate:
    -To get a good night's sleep and drink plenty of fluids before you donate.
    -Eat a good meal before you donate.
    -Avoid caffeine for about (2) two hours before giving blood.

    Foods- the week before you donate
    Fruits: dates, dried apricots, dried peaches, dried prunes,
    Vegees: Beets, greens, dried beans or peas, spinach
    Meat: Chicken, ham, liver, sausage, lean beef, lean pork, turkey, veal
    Seafood: clams, oysters, sardines, scallops, shrimp, tuna

    Precautions:
    -You can donate every 56 days
    -If you have the cold, flu and sore throat wait until you're feeling normal
    -Allergies?: Only if they're under control
    Antibiotics: if your last oral dose was that morning
    Dental visits: wait 72 hours after major dental work. You don't have to wait if you had a routine cleaning or filling.
    Tattoos: wait one year
    Pregnancy?: only if it's your sixth week after delivery
    Menstruating?: It never stop you from partying so yeah, it's all gravy



    Fact:
    Only 2% of Brooklyn residents donate blood compared with 5% nationwide. Over 400 pints of blood are needed EVERYDAY to meed the needs of patients in over 12 Brooklyn hospitals. One donation could save 5 lives. Please share that gift and bring a buddy!!

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    the building I work in had one and Igave there... This weekend I'm working so I won't be able to make it.... But I send my best wishes for the success of the drive...

    ~Bless~

    Lang time Majesty, how you and the rest of the fam?

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    Yeah long time, winter have me hibrrrrrnatin. The fam is great. This will be my first time giving blood.... i hate needles

    enjoy the weather today!!

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    I am not allowed to give blood because I am a British citizen and I have been to England several times in the last ten years. Something about Mad Cow.

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    Juss bumpin dis up

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