Giving Blood, Giving Life: Bay Area Blind Community’s 2nd Annual Day of Giving Blood Drive on January 17

In honor of the Martin Luther King Day of Service 2014, The American Red Cross (ARC) Bay Area chapter and LightHouse will host our 2nd Give Blood Give Life imageAnnual Day of Giving Blind Blood Drive on January 17th, 2014, in partnership with other Bay Area blind services and disabilities agencies, including California School for the Blind, Vista Center for the Blind, Santa Clara Valley Blind Center and the Ed Roberts Campus.

Locations and Times:

Friday, January 17, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for these locations:
LightHouse San Francisco Headquarters: 214 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco
Ed Roberts Campus: 3075 Adeline St., Berkeley
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired: 2470 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
Santa Clara Valley Blind Center: 101 N. Bascom Ave., San Jose

Friday, January 17, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.:
California School for the blind: 500 Walnut Ave., Fremont

Friday, January 17, 2013, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.:
San Jose Blood Donation Center: 2731 North First St., San Jose
Oakland Blood Donation Center: 6230 Claremont Ave., Oakland
Contra Costa Blood Donation Center: 140 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill
Pleasanton Blood Donation Center: 5556-B Springdale Ave., Pleasanton
Fremont – Newark Blood Donation Center: 39227 Cedar Blvd, Newark

To schedule your appointment at any of the above locations, please log on to, enter the Sponsor Code: DayOfGiving or call: 1-800-RED CROSS (800-733-2767). For more general information about the Day of Giving Blind Blood Drive, please contact John Liang, Director of Community Services, LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired at

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One thought on “Giving Blood, Giving Life: Bay Area Blind Community’s 2nd Annual Day of Giving Blood Drive on January 17”

  1. About the blood drive, am willing to contribute, but I need to know if there is an age limit to giving blood. Also are there other limits or restrictions as to who may give?

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