Lafayette

Cajun Heartland State Fair Blood Drives

LAFAYETTE, LA- Join Vitalant in celebrating the Cajun Heartland State Fair by saving lives!

When you donate with us, you’re able to have a direct impact on a patient in need. From a newborn and their mother to a trauma victim, your donation matters.

The Cajun Heartland State Fair is a time for celebration of all things Cajun, and Cajuns know to party, and save lives. When you donate blood with Vitalant, you can get a FREE sheet of tickets to the fair! Donors will also receive a Donor Cap and a $15 Darden Restaurant gift card through our online rewards store.

Donate with Vitalant at the following locations to score your free sheet of tickets:

· Donation Center located at 1503 Bertrand Drive, Wednesday, May 22 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. The first 60 donors will receive a FREE sheet of tickets. (while supplies last)

· Chick-fil-A located at 3205 Louisiana Ave., Friday, May 24 from 12:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. The first 25 donors will receive a FREE sheet of tickets. (while supplies last) and a Chick-fil-A coupon for Free sandwich or 8ct. nugget.

· Walmart in Broussard located at 123 Saint Nazaire Rd., Friday, May 24 from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. The first 25 donors will receive a FREE sheet of tickets. (while supplies last)

Schedule your appointment to donate at vitalant.org or call 877-25VITAL(258-4825).

Blood donation takes about an hour from check-in to refreshments. Donors can save about 20 minutes by completing their Fast Track Health History the day they donate. It’s at vitalant.org.

Volunteer blood donors must be at least 16 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. Additional height/weight requirements apply to donors 22 and younger, and donors who are 16 and 17 must have signed permission from a parent or guardian.