News

Donations of blood, food sought for Bleed and Feed campaign

Canadian Blood Services is holding two "Bleed and Feed" events in Burnaby to fill blood and food banks in B.C. and Yukon.

In partnership with Food Banks BC, organizers are aiming for more than 14,000 blood donations and contributions of non-perishable food items between Dec. 1 and Jan. 2 .

Burnaby clinics are Thursday, Dec. 6, 1 to 8 p.m. at the Nikkei Centre, 6688 Southoaks Crescent and Thursday, Dec. 20, 1 to 8 p.m. at Bill Copeland Sports Centre, 3676 Kensington Avenue.

People can book a donation appointment at blood.ca or 1-888 2 DONATE (1-888-236-6283). Food donations will be collected Dec. 1 to 31 in specially marked Bleed & Feed food collection boxes located in the front waiting area of the blood donor clinics. Food collected in Burnaby will be donated to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Dreaming of a spring garden?
 
Celebrate Family Literacy Week with reading fun for kids
 
THINGS TO DO: Make it an art-filled weekend, with a side of sports
Port Coquitlam woman aims to travel the world, needs your votes
 
Therapist shares his story of addiction
 
THINGS TO DO: Swimming, skating and Steel Magnolias round out weekend
ICBC blocking record 25,000 drivers for Port Mann toll evasion
 
Practice Makes Perfect
 
A place for Agassiz and Harrison youth to belong