Local RBC branch adopts Drayton blood donor event

DRAYTON – RBC Royal Bank employees in Drayton will roll up their sleeves to support their community’s upcoming blood donor event.

The Drayton RBC branch has adopted the upcoming mobile blood donor event on Dec. 9 at Drayton Community Christian School, and encourages all eligible community members to make a life-saving donation in time for the holiday season.

As of Nov. 25, 53 appointments were available at the blood donor event, which runs from 3:30 to 7:30pm.

So far in 2019, community members have made 116 donations at Drayton’s donor events.

RBC is a national Partner for Life with Canadian Blood Services. Staff across the country are making life-saving donations as individuals and groups. RBC aims to raise 2,000 units of blood in 2019 through the efforts of its staff members.

People who are unable to donate blood can give financially, volunteer and encourage others to give.

Making an appointment has never been easier. Download the GiveBlood app, call 1-888-2-DONATE (1-888-236-6283) or book now at blood.ca. Walk-in appointments are also available.