BloodSource blood drive to be held Aug. 12 in Merced and Turlock

The 10th annual Summer Classic blood drives will take place Friday, Aug. 12, in Merced, Turlock, Redding, Chico and Yuba City.

Blood donors help patients recover from critical medical challenges.

Be the Match marrow registry will be available, with the fee waived, to help patients who don’t have marrow matches in their families. Each year, 10,000 patients search the marrow registry in hopes of finding a match.

BloodSource donation centers in Merced will be at 382 East Yosemite Avenue from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m., and in Turlock at 1040 W. Monte Vista from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Please contact Jaime Suarez at (209) 564-0217 if you have any questions.