MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Approximately 116 county employees are scheduled to donate blood during the annual Montgomery County Employees LifeSouth Blood Drive.
County employees will gather at the Montgomery County Commission located at 101 S. Lawrence Street, in Jury Assembly Room #308 from 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on October 21st.
All county employees are encouraged to donate.
Each year, nearly five million Americans will need a blood transfusion. Life South has to collect 305,000 blood donations a year, or 836 donors a day, to meet this responsibility.
The blood donated will stay in the community for local patient blood transfusions at over 100 medical facilities in Alabama, Georgia and Florida.