YMCAs Host 20 Blood Drives to Address Ongoing Need

June 24, 2020
by Lalita Llerena

Tampa Bay, FL (June 24, 2020) –The YMCAs of the Tampa Bay are working together with OneBlood and LifeSouth to address the ongoing need for blood donations. This is just one of the ways the Y is working with community partners to meet critical needs during these challenging times. So far, donors have donated enough blood at local YMCAs to positively impact 1,182 lives.

The Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCAYMCA of the Suncoast and YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg have partnered with OneBlood and LifeSouth to host 20 additional donation drives at the following YMCA locations across Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando and Citrus counties to ensure ready blood supply for the community:

 

Friday, July 24, 11am – 4pm

OneBlood

All donors at the following Y locations will receive a free COVID-19 antibody test, free tote bag and free wellness checkup which includes a blood pressure, pulse, temperature, iron count and cholesterol screening. To make an appointment visit oneblood.org/ymca or call 1.888.9.DONATE (1.888.936.6283).

  • BARDMOOR YMCA • 8495 Bryan Dairy Rd. • Largo, FL 33777
  • BOB GILBERTSON CENTRAL CITY FAMILY YMCA • 110 E. Palm Ave. • Tampa, FL 33602
  • BOB SIERRA NORTH TAMPA YMCA • 4029 Northdale Rd. • Tampa, FL 33624
  • CAMPO FAMILY YMCA • 3414 Culbreath Rd. • Valrico, FL 33596
  • CLEARWATER YMCA • 1005 South Highland Ave. • Clearwater, FL 33756
  • EAST PASCO FAMILY YMCA • 37301 Chapel Hill Lp. • Zephyrhills, FL 33542
  • GREATER PALM HARBOR YMCA • 1600 16th St. • Palm Harbor, FL 34683
  • GREATER RIDGECREST YMCA • 1801 119th St. N. • Largo, FL 33774
  • JAMES P. GILLS FAMILY YMCA • 8411 Photonics Dr. • Trinity, FL 34655
  • JIM & HEATHER GILLS YMCA • 3200 1st Ave. S. • Saint Petersburg, FL 33712
  • NEW TAMPA FAMILY YMCA • 16221 Compton Dr. • Tampa, FL 33647
  • NORTH BRANDON FAMILY YMCA • 3097 S. Kingsway Rd. • Seffner, FL 33584
  • NORTH PINELLAS YMCA • 4550 Village Center Dr. • Palm Harbor, FL 34685
  • NORTHWEST HILLSBOROUGH FAMILY YMCA • 8950 W. Waters Ave. • Tampa, FL 33615
  • PLANT CITY FAMILY YMCA • 1507 YMCA Place • Plant City, FL 33563
  • SOUTH TAMPA FAMILY YMCA • 4411 S. Himes Ave. • Tampa, FL 33611
  • SPURLINO FAMILY YMCA • 9650 Old Big Bend Rd. • Gibsonton, FL 33534
  • YMCA CAMP CRISTINA • 9840 Balm Riverview Road. • Riverview, FL 33569

 

LifeSouth

All donors at the following Y locations will receive a free COVID-19 antibody test, free t-shirt and coupon for a free Domino’s pizza.

  • HERNANDO COUNTY YMCA • 1300 Mariner Blvd • Spring Hill, FL 34609
  • CITRUS MEMORIAL HEALTH FOUNDATION YMCA • 4127 W. Norvell Bryant Hwy. • Lecanto, FL 34461

  

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About the YMCAs of Tampa Bay

Each year, the YMCAs of Tampa Bay collectively serve over 400,000 members of our community across Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Citrus & Hernando counties. The Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCAYMCA of the Suncoast & YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg are all 4-star charities that strengthen the community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. By nurturing the potential of children and teens, improving the community’s health and well-being and providing opportunities to give back and support neighbors - the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. www.ymcatampabay.org