Code 3 - First Responder Blood Drive & Safety Fair

Kohls Parking Lot
3410 Marron Road
Oceanside, CA 92056
United States

Event Description:

In partnership with the San Diego Blood Bank, our objective is to engage the community in an event centered around first responders to promote awareness of the need for regular blood donations.

Whole Blood Donations can only be stored for 43 days and platelets for only 5 days, so there is an ongoing need for these donations to supply hospitals in the San Diego, Orange County and Los Angeles region.

Our secondary objective is to familiarize children with First Responders in a positive environment. Often children are not exposed to First Responders until they are in a stressful or life-threatening situation. Children who become familiar with First Responders in a fun and engaging environment are more likely to trust them and seek their assistance in the future.

SD Blood Bank is contacting local City and State officials to have July declared National First Responder Month so this Blood Drive would be the declaration and kick-off event.