Your pint can help four

Blood drive comes back in Saratoga


The Saratoga Council of Catholic Women is sponsoring a community blood drive from noon to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at at St. Ann’s Parish Hall.

Doctors use blood for only one reason: to sustain life. And, there is no substitute for blood. It cannot be manufactured. It is the ‘gift of life’ that only human beings can give to one another, says United Blood Services.

“Blood donors save lives,” organizer Val Larscheid said. “Several of them, in fact, because each donation can be separated into different components: red blood cells, used by surgical patients; plasma, given to those wh...

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