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News 3 teams up with American Red Cross for Labor of Love blood drive

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News 3 teamed up with the American Red Cross for the 14th annual Labor of Love Blood Drive to be held over Labor Day weekend.

During the 14th annual Labor of Love Blood Drive the goal was to engage 418 donors to come out and roll up their sleeves and give the gift of life.

That goal was superseded by collecting an astonishing 662 units/pints of lifesaving blood!

The Red Cross put this in perspective, “2014, we collected 492 units; 2015, we collected 413 units; 2016, we collected 479 units.”

The success is great for hospital partners who rely on the American Red Cross to provide blood services to patients in critical need.

Thank you to everyone who donated!