Franklin software consulting company Logic Cadence and Blood Assurance are partnering to host a blood drive Thursday, Oct. 28, to support Waves, Inc.
The blood drive will be held at the SPACES building at 3401 Mallory Lane in Franklin from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. The Blood Assurance Bloodmobile will be on site to take donations in the parking lot.
Blood Assurance and Logic Cadence will donate money to Waves, Inc. to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for every blood donation received at the drive. One donation of blood can save up to four lives and support individuals with disabilities in the community.
Every donor during this event will also receive a free cup of coffee from Just Love Coffee Northside McEwen location.
There is currently a critical need for Type O donors, though all blood types will be accepted at the drive.
Appointments are appreciated. Sign up to donate at www.bloodassurance.org/logiccadence1028.
Blood Assurance is the sole blood product provider to Williamson Medical Center. In the event that you are in an emergency situation, any blood products needed will be from blood donors through Blood Assurance.
Blood donations are not only used in emergency situations but are also vital in various medical treatments for patients experiencing cancer and sickle cell anemia. A donation of whole blood is safe, simple and usually takes less than an hour to donate.
In addition to whole blood donations, Blood Assurance also accepts red blood cells, platelets, plasma and convalescent blood donations. Donating through Blood Assurance ensures that your donation will stay in your community.
Waves is a local nonprofit serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Serving over 1,000 individuals and families in the area annually, Waves provides a variety of services for people with disabilities at all ages, from birth until senior citizens.