Letter to the Editor

A thank you from the American Red Cross

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Thank you again, Spirit Lake, for coming out and giving the blood of life on Aug. 17 for the American Red Cross. We didnít have a huge turnout but had no deferrals so everyone contributed who came.

Five contributed double red units counting as 10 units, and 27 contributed whole blood. We had a total of 37 units which was about 15 units below our goal.

A big thank you to all who donated and mark your calendar for Oct. 16. Letís make our goal this time!

A big thank you to all the volunteers for their help in the canteen: Joan Shanafelt, Lois Hansch, and Judy Hagadorn and to Loisí Bake Shop for providing such wonderful cookies. Thanks also to Julie Lande for being in the reception area.

Your generosity is most appreciated by those needing transfusions in trauma situations and for on-going treatment of chronic life-threatening illnesses.

Julie Lande, and Karen Dokken

Co-coordinators for Spirit Lake