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Missing letters bring awareness to donating blood

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You can donate in Lima next Monday(6/18/18) at the Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center and on Tuesday(6/19/18) at the Allen County Chapter House. You can donate in Lima next Monday(6/18/18) at the Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center and on Tuesday(6/19/18) at the Allen County Chapter House.
Your Hometown Stations is also participating in the missing A, B and O campaign on our website. Your Hometown Stations is also participating in the missing A, B and O campaign on our website.

Imagine language without the letters A, B, and O. Starting Thursday those letters will be missing around the world.

It's all a part of the Missing Types Campaign of the American Red Cross. A, B, and O are all blood types that can make someone whole again. In an effort to recruit new donors #missingtype is hitting social media. The letters A, B, and O will be missing from brands, signs, and websites to illustrate the critical role every blood donor plays. Your Hometown Stations is also participating in the missing A, B and O campaign on our website.

If blood becomes critically low patient care could be impacted as someone is in need of blood every 2-seconds in the U.S., the American Red Cross is asking people to donate as donations go down during the summer months. You can donate in Lima next Monday(6/18/18) at the Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center and on Tuesday(6/19/18) at the Allen County Chapter House.

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