HELP! The COVID-19 pandemic has severely diminished the Red Cross’s blood supply and they have called upon the men of F3 Nation to step up like we always do. Regions throughout the country are hosting blood drives including ones close to us like F3 Metro and F3 Waxhaw have done several blood drives already and we need to catchup!
CHANGE OF VENUE: Matthews Town Hall 232 Matthews Station St, Matthews, NC 28105.
Matthews Town Hall has graciously volunteered to host our blood drive on Friday 10/29. Just in time for Halloween Weekend!
Q and A
Q: How do I sign up?
A: Go to redcrossblood.org
Next enter the code F3 in the Find Blood Drive Search
From there you will be shown a list of ALL F3 blood drives that are currently scheduled. You will choose the Matthew Town Hall on October 29th option.. Then you will see all of the remaining appointment options from 9:30 AM to 2:00PM.
NOTE: There is another non F3 blood drive on Thursday 10/28 at Matthews Town Hall. DO NOT SIGN UP FOR THIS ONE….unless of course you can’t make ours on Friday, then by all means…
Q: My wife/brother/son/neighbor/coworker is interested in donating at this drive. Are they welcome to join?
A: Absolutely. The more the merrier. Provide them the same signup information I provided above and have them sign up the same way.
Q: I’ve been on some weird vacations recently. Will that prevent my eligibility to donate?
A: Maybe. But read the eligibility requirements www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/how-to-donate/eligibility-requirements.html
and see if you are still a candidate for donation. If you read through the eligibility requirements and determine you will NOT be able to donate, please refrain from signing up because you might be taking a spot away from another donor.
Q: I am not able to donate but I still want to help. How can I?
A: Mighty Mite is looking for volunteers. Come for an hour. Come for the whole day. We can definitely use the help.
Q: F3 has a lot of blood to donate in order to reach their lofty goals. Is this one blood drive going to be enough?
A: No. All regions participating in this effort are expected to host 4-5 blood drives between now and the end of 2021. Plan on donating and helping out at the next one!
Q: Its Halloween. Can I wear a costume?
A: Sure. If it has a sleeve that can easily roll up.
Q: I am confused about _______
A: Reach out to Mighty Mite