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Donate blood, choose your rewards

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Published:   |   Updated: May 24, 2013 at 01:42 PM

Maintaining the local blood supply cannot take a holiday, so this weekend why not take some time to give a little of yourself. Local retailers are offering generous rewards for eligible donors.

Generally, healthy people age 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can donate blood.

Bloodmobiles will be on site at various Bay area and Florida locations offering a variety of incentives for donors:

* Select Movie Theaters: 2 to 8 p.m. Friday (May 24) and Saturday (May 25) donors get two vouchers for free movie tickets.

* Select Publix Super Markets: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday (May 26) and Monday (May 27) donors get a free $10 Publix gift card.

* Select Golden Corral Restaurants: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday (May 25) donors get a free lunch buffet coupon and a voucher for a free movie ticket.

* Select Sam's Club Stores: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday (May 28) donors get a free $10 Wal-Mart gift card.

Visit http://www.oneblood.org for specific donation locations.

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