If you donate a pint of blood in East Providence on Tuesday, Jan. 29, you will get a coupon for a free pound of Dunkin' Donuts coffee.
Donate a pint of blood on Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 29. Get a pound of coffee. Weaver Library at 41 Grove Ave. hosts a blood drive sponsored by the East Providence Area Chamber of Commerce. It runs from 2 to 7 pm. Anyone who donates a pint of blood will receive a coupon for a free pound of coffee from Dunkin’ Donuts. All blood goes to the Rhode Island Blood Center. Visit the blood center’s website www.ribc.org to make an appointment. Use this sponsor Code: 1055.
Donate until 3 p.m. at the East Providence Senior Center parking lot today.
The R.I. Blood Center is hosting a drive at the East Providence Senior Center parking lot from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday. According to Police Chief Joseph Tavares, the need for donors is great due to an increased rate of accidents and lack of routine suppliers. "Not only is the demand for blood is high, but people are on vacation," the chief said, adding he will be one of the donors. "It's an effort to get people to make the time." This is the third year the police department has hosted the drive. He recommends that people come to the site hydrated. The chief said there haven't been any serious car wrecks within the last months except an accident that involved a pedestrian. To donate blood, visit 610 Waterman Ave. Water and snacks …