By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
Source: Vitalant and George DeLeon (Information):
Pictures: George DeLeon (Contribute):
Needles, California: Vitalant hekd a blood drive inside Needles Recreation Center on Friday, July 24th, 2020.
Volunteers from Saint Vincent de Paul Thrift Store George DeLeon and Mark Davis as well as volunteer and ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary Lopez signed up and donated blood during the blood drive.
Needles City Manager Rick Daniels was also spotted at the blood drive, donated blood as well.
Staff keep things clean, and both staff and donors followed COVID-19 social distancing guidelines during the blood drive; making the event a safe and clean environment to donate blood.
Over 35 donors from the local community gave the “Gift of Life” by donating whole blood or plasma.
Thanks to everybody who donated blood or plasma, and great work to all of the staff at Vitalant.
*** For more information about donating blood, please go to the Vitalant website at: ***