Naples: 311 Tamiami Trail N., Suite 108 Naples, Florida 34102 * Phone: (239) 624-4120  Fax: (239) 624-4121

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DECEMBER 18, 2103
 Contact: Laura Rosen Community Relations Manager, 734-0740

COMMUNITY BLOOD CNETER HOSTS HOLIDAY BLOOD DRIVES
SUCCESSFUL BLOOD DONORS RECEIVE A MOVIE TICKET
 

December 23, 2013 -January 4, 2014, Southwest, FL:  The Community Blood Center is asking people to give the ultimate gift, the gift of life. Nothing can be more perfect to give this season than a pint of blood. A complimentary movie ticket will be given as a “thank you gift” to each donor who successfully gives blood Dec. 23, 2013 through Jan. 4, 2014 at any Community Blood Center bloodmobile blood drive location or at the Community Blood Center’s Naples branch office.  December and January donors will qualify for monthly prize drawings to win a pair of adult 2-day Universal Studios, Orlando admission tickets! Prize drawings will be held. Jan. 15 & Feb. 15, 2014. Call (239) 624-4120 or visit www.givebloodcbc.org for details. Donation locations are listed below.

Community Blood Center, Naples Branch: 311 Ninth St. N., Suite 108 in the Medical Plaza Bldg, with free valet parking: (239) 624-4120

Holiday Hours: Dec. 23, 26, 27, 30, 2013 & Jan. 2 & 3, 2014: 8 am – 4:30 pm
Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve Day, 8 am-12 pm. Closed Christmas & New Year’s Days

Bloodmobile blood drive schedule: A complete schedule can be found on www.givebloodcbc.org 
Donors who successfully give blood at the drives listed below will receive a complimentary movie ticket.

Mon. Dec. 23: 8-10:30 am: Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, 2600 Tiburon Dr. Naples 34109
                             12-4 pm: Ritz-Carlton, Naples, 280 Vanderbilt Beach Rd., Naples 34108 (near loading dock)

Thurs. through Sun.12/26-12/29: 11 am–6 pm: Sembler Plaza, corner of Airport Rd. & Naples Blvd. near Panera Bread in Naples, 34109

Mon. 12/30: 12-4: Seminole Casino, Immokalee, 506 S 1st St., Immokalee 34142

Thurs. Jan. 2: 8:30 am–2 pm: Marco Healthcare Center, 40 Heathwood Dr., Marco Island 34145

Fri. Jan. 3: 9 am–3 pm: Waterside Shops near Barnes & Nobel Bookseller, US 41 & Seagate Dr.,  Naples 34108

Sat. Jan. 4: 1–6 pm: Hollywood Theatres, Coconut Point, 8021 Cinema Way, Estero 33928

Blood donors should eat prior to giving blood and should be well hydrated on day of donation. Photo ID is required. Minimum age is 16 years old, but a parent must be present at time of donation. However, there is NO upper age maximum to give blood. Minimum weight to give blood is 110 pounds. People who have had cancer in the past may be eligible to give blood. Call (239) 624-4120 or visit www.givebloodcbc.org for details.

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DECEMBER 3, 2013

 

 Contact: Laura Rosen Community Relations Manager, 734-0740

HOLIDAY BLOOD & TOY DRIVE: GET A FREE MOVIE TICKET!

December 6 & 7, 2013: Naples, FL: Make magic happen this holiday season. Give blood and bring a new unwrapped toy to the Community Blood Center’s Holiday Tailgate for Life Blood Drive and Stuff a Truck Toy Drive. The event will take place this Friday and Saturday, December 6 & 7 at the Naples Bed Bath & Beyond Plaza located on the NW corner of Pine Ridge and Airport Roads. Blood and toy collections hours will vary as follows: Blood donations will be accepted from 9 am – 4 pm each day while toys will be collected from 9 am – 6 pm. All successful blood donors will receive a movie ticket. Event participants will have the opportunity to win Build-A- Bear gift cards and a pair of 2-day Universal Studios, Orlando, adult admission tickets. Blood donations collected at this event will help to ensure adequate blood products are available for patients during the holidays. Toy donations will help to support the local Salvation Army’s toy collection program which will ensure that many of our community’s children will have a special gift this holiday season.  Call 239.624-4120 for details.
 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOVEMBER 20, 2013

Contact: Laura Rosen Community Relations Manager, 734-0740

                       

 

Give blood & get a Free movie ticket AT SELECT HOLIDAY DRIVES 

 

 

November 25- December 7, 2013:  Naples, FL:   The NCH Community Blood Center is offering its blood donors a complimentary movie ticket when they successfully give the gift of life at all of the following locations and times:

 

Community Blood Center, Naples Fixed Site: 311 Ninth Street North Suite 108, Naples, 34102:

Mon. November 25 – Wed.  November 27.  Hours: Mon. 8AM – 4:30 PM, Tues. 11 AM – 7 PM, Wed. 8 AM – 4:30 PM, Closed Thurs. Nov. 28, Thanksgiving Day & Fri. Nov. 29

 

Bloodmobile Blood Drive Locations:

Mon. Nov. 25: 7:30 AM – 12 PM- First Presbyterian Church of Naples-250 6th St S. Naples, 34102

                        1:30 – 3:30 PM-Rookery Bay National Estuarine- 300 Tower Rd. Naples, 34113-Free admission           

 

Tues. Nov. 26:

9 – 11 AM- NCH Support Services-2157 Pine Ridge Rd. Naples, 34109

12:30 – 6 PM-NCH North Naples Hospital-near the Brookdale Center-11190 Healthpark Blvd. Naples, 34110

 

Wed. Nov. 27: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM-Pelican Bay, The Commons: 6251 Pelican Bay Blvd. Naples, 34108  

 

Fri., & Sat. Nov. 29 & 30 & Sun. Dec.1: 11 am – 6 pm- Sembler Plaza-corner of Naples Blvd. & Airport Rd. near Panera Bread, Naples 34109

 

 

Tues. Dec. 3: 9:30 AM – 4 PM-Florida Gulf Coast University Parking lot 5-10501 FGCU Blvd. S. Ft Myers, 33965

 

Fri. & Sat. Dec. 6 & 7: 9 am – 4 pm- Blood Drive & Toy Drive- Bed Bath & Beyond Plaza located on the corner of Airport & Pine Ridge Roads: Make the holidays memorable for a child by bringing a new & unwrapped toy to this event. The Salvation Army will be collecting toys and distributing them to local children.  

 

People will qualify to win a pair of 2-day adult Universal Studios, Orlando, admission tickets when they give blood November 24, 2013 through January 31, 2014. The Community Blood Center is in need of blood to ensure local supplies remain adequate for area patients. People can give blood every 56 days. No upper age requirement exists to give blood, but the minimum donor age is 16, with parent consent. Minimum weight requirement is 110 pounds. People who take the following medicines CAN give blood: aspirin, allergy blood pressure, cholesterol or thyroid medications, hormone replacement therapy, antidepressants, or insulin.  People who have had cancer may be able to give blood, but certain restrictions apply. Call 239-624-4120 for details. Donors are required to present a valid picture ID and must eat before giving blood. Donors should also be well hydrated. Visit www.givebloodcbc.org for additional blood donation information.

   

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                         WATERSIDE SHOPS TO HOST 9/11 REMEMBRANCE BLOOD DRIVE
 
Naples, FL:  Wednesday, September 11, 2013: Waterside Shops is hosting its Twelfth Annual 9/11 Remembrance Blood Drive this Wednesday, September 11th from 8:00 am – 5:30 pm.  The Community Blood Center’s bloodmobile will be parked adjacent to Barnes and Noble Booksellers located on the corner of US 41 & Seagate Drive in Naples. Each successful donor will receive a movie ticket and $20 Pure Naples gift card. Event participants will automatically become eligible for the chance to win a 4 adult Naples Zoo admission tickets.  The prize drawing will be held Thursday, September 12, and the winner will be notified.  Prize is non-transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash. Call 239-624-4120 or visit www.givebloodcbc.org for more information.
 
Donating blood this September 11 is one way people can help to save lives and memorialize the lives of people impacted by the terrorist attacks of 2001.   Every 2 seconds someone in America needs blood so the Community Blood Center encourages everyone to pay it forward, give blood and save 3 lives with a single pint. People can donate blood every 56 days. Anyone who weighs at least 110 pounds can give blood. Minimum age to donate is 16, with parental consent. There is no upper age maximum to give blood. All donors must supply photo ID at time of donation.  Donating blood is easy and safe. Donors must eat prior to giving blood and should be well hydrated. Most medications will not prevent someone from donating blood, including but not limited to: aspirin, insulin, blood pressure, cholesterol, and thyroid medications, anti-depressants, birth control and hormone replacement therapy.   All blood products collected by the Community Blood Center remain within the community to benefit local patients in need.

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Get on the ball & give blood at the Tailgate for life 2-day blood drive

August 21 & 22, 2013, Naples, FL:  It’s the end of summer, the Labor Day weekend is on the way, and the need for blood in Southwest Florida is bigger than ever. Community Blood Center invites everyone age 16 years of age and older to get on the ball and give blood at the annual Tailgate For Life 2-Day Blood Drive. Tailgate For Life will take place 8 am – 6 pm on Wednesday & Thursday, August 21 & 22 at the Bed Bath & Beyond Plaza located on the NW corner of Airport & Pine Ridge Roads in Naples.  Successful blood donors will receive a movie ticket and $20 Pure Naples gift card. Event participants will have the opportunity to win $100 gas card and gift cards from Costco and Bass Pro Shops. All donors throughout the month of August will have the opportunity to win a pair of adult 2-day Universal Studios Admission tickets!  Visit www.givebloodcbc.org or call 239-624-4120 for more information.

 

Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds.  While there is no upper age limit to give blood, blood donors must be at least 16 years old, with parent consent. People CAN give blood even if they take the following medications: aspirin, blood pressure, cholesterol and thyroid medications, insulin pills or injections, birth control, hormone replacement or antidepressants.  Cancer survivors may be eligible to give blood, but certain restrictions apply. People can donate every 56 days. Blood becomes perishable after 42 days, but is regularly transfused to patients within just a few days of collection. 

 

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                   GIVE BLOOD MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND! SUPPLIES REMAIN LOW!
Naples, FL: Friday, May 24 through Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2013: This Memorial Day weekend donors are encouraged to give the gift of life in honor of those who gave their lives. People who successfully give blood 11 am – 6 pm at Sembler Plaza, (corner of Naples Blvd. & Airport Rd. in Naples) on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, & Monday, Memorial Day, May 24-27 will receive a complimentary movie ticket and a special gift card offer from Elevation Burger. Donors will also earn the privilege of saving 3 lives with a single pint. Local blood supplies remain low. Blood donors are needed now.

 Upcoming Community Blood Center Promotions-June 2013: Community Blood Center will be offering Monday Movie Madness. Donors who successfully give blood on Mondays at select locations will receive a complimentary movie ticket to watch some of the latest released movies: ‘42’, ‘Iron Man 3’, ‘Mud’, ‘Star Trek Into the Darkness’, ‘The Company You Keep’ and ‘The Great Gatsby’ to name a few.  Visit www.givebloodcbc.org for details and for donation center and bloodmobile blood drive locations.

Donors can safely give blood every 56 days. Minimum age to give blood is 16 with parent consent. There is no upper age maximum. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, should eat prior to giving blood and must be well hydrated. Photo ID is required at donation time. Visit www.givebloodcbc.org or call 239-624-4120 for additional information. All blood products collected by the Community Blood Center remain within the community to benefit local patients in need.     


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                          URGENT APPEAL FOR BLOOD DONORS IN COLLIER COUNTY!

Naples, FL: May 15, 2013: Supplies of all blood types are critically low in Collier County.  An urgent appeal for blood donors is being made because usage by patients in area hospitals has remained constant, while blood donations from donors have dramatically declined. Blood donors are encouraged to act quickly and make it a priority to give blood.  Donation sites are as follows:

  • Community Blood Center, Naples: 311 Ninth Street North, Suite 108, located on the first floor of the NCH Medical Plaza Building, next to the NCH Healthcare System’s parking garage. Complimentary valet parking for all blood donors. The hours of operation are Mondays: 8 AM - 5 PM; Tuesdays: 11 AM -7 PM; Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays: 8 AM - 5 PM.

 

  • Community Blood Center’s bloodmobile blood drive locations: A complete list can be seen at www.givebloodcbc.org:

  

Date

Time

location

address

Thurs. May 16:

8:45 am-12 pm

John R Wood Realtors-N. Naples Branch (Ever Bank Bldg.)

1185 Immokalee Rd. Naples, 34110

Thurs.  May 16:

8 am – 12 pm

City Of Naples

50 Riverside Circle Naples, 34102

Thurs. May 16:

2 pm – 4 pm

FPL-Golden Gate Branch

4105 15th Avenue SW, Naples 34116

Fri. May 17:

9:30 am–12:30 pm

Parker Hannifin

3580 Shaw Blvd. Naples, 34117

Fri. May 17:

2-5 pm

Fox Fire Country Club-Gated Community

137 Fox Den Circle  Naples, 34104

Sun. May 19:

10 am – 1 pm

New Hope Ministries Church

7675 Davis Blvd. Naples, 34104

Mon. May 20:

3-6 pm

Mission Hills Plaza-Sweetbay Supermarket & Anytime Fitness

 7550 Mission Hills Drive, Naples, 34119

Tues. May 21:

7 – 11 am

Eden Park Elementary School

3650 Westclox Road, Immokalee, 34142

Tues. May 21:

1- 3:30 pm

 Collier County Health Department-Immokalee Branch

419 N 1st Immokalee, 34142

Wed. May 22:

8 -11 am

Health Management Associates Corp. Office, Pelican Bay

5811 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples, 34108

Wed. May 22:

1-3:30 pm

Americare

5020 Tamiami Trail N. Suite 202, Naples 34103

 

     Donors can safely give blood every 56 days. Minimum age to give blood is 16 with parent consent. There is no upper age maximum, however. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, should eat prior to giving blood, be well hydrated and bring photo ID. Visit www.givebloodcbc.org or call 239-624-4120 for additional information. All blood products collected by the Community Blood Center remain within the community to benefit local patients in need.

 

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Give blood & get a Free movie ticket AT SELECT HOLIDAY DRIVES

November 19 - December 1, 2012:  Naples, FL:   The NCH Community Blood Center is offering its blood donors a complimentary movie ticket when they successfully give the gift of life at all of the following locations and times:

Community Blood Center, Naples Fixed Site: 311 Ninth Street N. Suite 108, Naples, 34102
Mon. November 19 – Fri. November 23

Hours: Mon. 8am – 5 pm, Tues. 11 am – 7 pm, Wed. & Fri. 8 am – 5 pm,
Closed Thurs. Thanksgiving Day

Bloodmobile Blood Drive Locations:
Mon. & Tues. Nov. 19 & 20: 9 am – 4 pm
Florida Gulf Coast University Parking lot 5-10501 FGCU Blvd. S. Ft Myers, 33965

Wed. Nov. 21: 8 – 11 am-Health Management Associates, Corp. Office–5811 Pelican Bay Blvd.  Naples, 34108
Wed. Nov. 21: 1-4:30 pm-Moorings Park: Gated Community-120 Moorings Park Dr. Naples, 34105

Fri. & Sat. Nov. 23 & 24: 11 am – 6 pm- Hollywood 20 Cinemas, 6006 Hollywood Blvd. Naples 34109

Sun. Nov. 25: 11 am – 6 pm
-Sembler Plaza-corner of Naples Blvd. & Airport Rd. near Panera Bread

Fri. Nov. 30: 9 am – 6 pm & Sat. Dec. 1: 10 am – 4 pm- Blood Drive & Toy Drive-Toys R Us in Bed Bath & Beyond Plaza Corner of Airport & Pine Ridge Roads: Bring a toy and help support Toys for Tots Toy Drive.  Share the magic of life! Give blood, and bring a toy to benefit Toys for Tots! Successful blood donors will receive a complimentary movie ticket. Prize drawings: $100 gas card, Luggage piece compliments of AAA and a Tabeo (Toys R Us exclusive kid's tablet)! !

The Community Blood Center is in need of blood to ensure local supplies remain adequate for area patients. The NCH Community Blood Center is the primary supplier of blood products for every hospital in Collier County.  People can give blood every 56 days. No upper age requirement exists to give blood, but the minimum donor age is 16, with parent consent. Minimum weight requirement is 110 pounds. People who take the following medicines CAN give blood: aspirin, allergy blood pressure, cholesterol or thyroid medications, hormone replacement therapy, antidepressants, or insulin.  People who have had cancer may be able to give blood, but certain restrictions apply. Call 239-624-4120 for details. Donors are required to present a valid picture ID and must eat before giving blood. Donors should also be well hydrated. Visit www.givebloodcbc.org for additional blood donation information.                                                                                    

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 23, 2012

 

 Contact: Laura Rosen Community Relations Manager, 734-0740

BLOOD DONORS NEEDED NOW TO BOOST SUPPLIES PRIOR TO STORM ISAAC'S LANDFALL

Southwest FL, August 23, 2012: Southwest FL, August 23, 2012: The Community Blood Center, an affiliate of the NCH Healthcare System, needs blood donors to give blood this weekend to help ensure that blood supplies are optimal before the arrival of Storm Isaac. Blood drives will be held Saturday and Sunday August 25 & 26 from 11 am – 6 pm at Sembler Plaza: southeast corner of Naples Blvd. & Airport Rd., adjacent to Naples Flat Bread & Panera Bread. Donors who successfully give blood will receive a free movie ticket. Visit www.givebloodcbc.org or call 239-624-4120 (weekdays) for additional details, bloodmobile blood drive locations and operational updates related to Isaac. Post storm blood product collections could possibly be disrupted due to impaired donor mobility from storm damage. Therefore, an immediate response from blood donors this weekend is vital to helping to ensure that hospitals will have what they need to benefit their patients.

Blood donors are required have valid photo ID, be at least age 16 (with parent consent), weigh 110 pounds, and be well fed and hydrated.

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successful blood donors to receive $10 gas cards at community blood center’s tailgate for life 2-day blood drive 

August 21 & 22, 2012, Naples, FL: Community Blood Center invites donors to get on the ball and give blood at the annual Tailgate For Life 2-Day Blood Drive at Mission Square Plaza West from 8 am – 6 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 21 & 22.  Mission Square Plaza West is located at 1485 Pine Ridge Road, just east of Goodlette Road in Naples.  Successful blood donors will also receive a $10 gas card and a special gift offer from Patric’s Restaurant, while supplies last. Event participants will have the opportunity to win the following grand prize drawings:  a six pack of movie tickets, a gift card from Rejuvenations Chiropractic and one of three gift cards from Pure Naples good for a “Thrill Ride for 2 on the Odin Jet Boat.” Call 239-624-4120 for more information.

Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds.  While there is no upper age limit to give blood, blood donors must be at least 16 years old, with parent consent. People CAN give blood even if they take the following medications: aspirin, blood pressure, cholesterol and thyroid medications, insulin pills or injections, birth control, hormone replacement or antidepressants.  People can donate every 56 days. Blood becomes perishable after 42 days, but is regularly transfused to patients within just a few days of collection.

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