ROGERS, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) – Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO), the exclusive provider of blood for patients at 44 area healthcare facilities, invites motorcyclists to save lives during the Bikers for Blood Drive, Saturday 23 april .
According to a press release, the collection will take place at Pig Trail Harley-Davidson, 2409 Hudson Road in Rogers from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Two CBCO motorists will be on hand to collect donations.
During this campaign only, successful donors will receive a $10 Pig Trail Harley-Davidson gift card. Donors will also receive a commemorative gray t-shirt that will let others know that you “give to ride and ride to give.”
“We are proud to partner with the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks where 100% of donations stay here in our local area,” said Kyle Johnson, general manager of Pig Trail Harley-Davidson. “Blood provides a much-needed lifeline to local hospitals and patients. Ride free and roll up your sleeves.
The CBCO continues to experience blood shortages, with many reserves at less than optimal levels. Appointments are encouraged but not required for this event. Make your appointment to give online at https://donate.cbco.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/129632.
Masks are mandatory for all donors. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided.