Section 1 of 3 November 4, 2005 Volume 1, Issue 14
Published by the Center For Atheism (CFA)
Editor: Suzy Lanza
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November 8, 2005 (Tuesday)
B.L.O.O.D. (Benefiting Lives Of Others Donations)
Nationwide Blood Donation and Organ Donation Signup Program
On Tuesday, November 8th the secular community will initiate the B.L.O.O.D. (Benefiting Lives Of Others Donations) program. The program consists of two activities, (1) the donation of blood and (2) signing up for an organ donation program.
NYC BLOOD DONATION
Date: November 8, 2005 (Tuesday)
NYCA Time: 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Location: NY Blood Center
310 East 67th St. (2nd / 3rd)
New York, NY 10021
Other locations: http://www.americasblood.org/
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Question & Answers
How long does it take to give blood? About one hour.
How much blood is taken? About 1 pint.
How often can I give? About every 56 days. .
Are there age limits for blood donors? 17 - no upper age limit.
Is it safe to give blood? Yes. Donating blood is 100 percent safe. You cannot get HIV or any other infectious from donating blood.
Is ABC affiliated with the Red
Cross? No. Founded in 1962,
America's Blood Centers (ABC) is North America's largest network of
community-based blood programs.
Organ Donation Sign Up Program
Date: November 8, 2005
On or before November 8, 2005, please complete your: Organ Donation Form.
FAMILY NOTIFICATION FORM
New York State Residents
Other information http://www.donatelife.net/
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ATHEISTS IN FOXHOLES BANQUET & MARCH / RALLY Dates:
Thursday, November 10, 2005 - 7:30 PM (Banquet)
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 10:30/11:30 AM
Veterans Day, Friday Nov. 11, 2005 on the Mall in
we salute ATHEISTS IN FOXHOLES