SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – In honor of MLK Day, LifeServe Blood Center hosted a special donation drive Monday.
The center also used gift giveaways as an extra incentive for folks to help the local community.
According to staff members, holidays can help remind people of the importance of donating blood when they are able to do so.
“We need blood every day, but we use those things to help people recognized and bring to the forefront of their minds that especially days like [Monday] are important to come together as a community,” said Dustyn Merryman, LifeServe Blood Center.
Folks can always donate at the LifeServe Blood Center during business hours by scheduling an appointment.
You can schedule appointments by going online or calling their toll-free number at 1-800-287-4903.