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Upcoming clinics collect blood and food

Canadian Blood Service’s annual Bleed and Feed is back for a third year with the goal of fulfilling 14,000 holiday miracles for B.C. and Yukon residents.

The program counts on B.C. residents to make more than 14,000 blood donations between Dec. 1 and Jan. 2 and donate non-perishable food items help 100,000 people.

Food items will be collected in specially marked collection boxes located in the waiting area of blood donor clinics, of which four are scheduled for Richmond.

Steveston Community Centre will host two clinics: Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Dec. 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

St. Alban's Anglican Church (7260 St. Albans Rd.) will then host a clinic Dec. 27 from 1 to 8 p.m., followed by another at St. Paul's school gym (8251 St. Albans Rd.) on Dec. 28 from noon to 7 p.m.

All donated food will go to the Richmond Food Bank.

Appointments can also be made to give blood at blood.ca or by calling 1-888-236-6283.

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