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Goal exceeded in the ‘Reach Out Utah Holiday Blood Drive’

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Posted at 4:09 PM, Dec 15, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-17 22:46:31-05

SALT LAKE CITY — FOX 13 viewers helped the American Red Cross Blood Services team to collect more than 500 pints of blood Tuesday.

John Petersen, public relations manager for the Lewis and Clark Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross, confirmed 523 people donated blood for the “Reach Out Utah Holiday Blood Drive.”

Tuesday’s blood drive was held at the Salt Lake Donor Center, but donations are accepted year-round at several locations in Utah and around the country.

Utah locations:

Salt Lake Donor Center
6616 S 900 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84121

St. George Donor Center
476 E Riverside Dr STE B-6
St George, UT 84790

Orem Donor Center
384 E 1300 S
Orem, UT 84057

Layton Donor Center
852 W Hill Field Rd STE B
Layton, UT 84041

For more information, visit: http://www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood