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It's time to roll up the sleeves and help saves some lives

The St. Louis Cardinals announce the details on their 16th annual blood drive.
Credit: St. Louis Cardinals

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Cardinals, Fox Sports Midwest and the American Red Cross invite fans to donate blood at the 16th annual St. Louis Cardinals Blood Drive from June 18-20. 

Everyone who attempts to donate will receive a limited edition Cardinals shirt.

Credit: St. Louis Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals Blood Drive always comes at a critical time of year. The summer months come with travel and various activities that cause fewer donors to give blood. 

Those who have a desire to help others can step up to the plate and help save lives by participating in this year’s event.

There are a total of 24 locations associated with this year’s drive.

“It is amazing what one hour of your time can mean to patients who need blood,” said Harrison Bader, St. Louis Cardinals outfielder. “I hope Cardinals fans will make a difference in our community by rolling up a sleeve and donating blood at this year’s drive.”

In addition, there will be giveaways at each location and Cardinals mascot Fredbird and Team Fredbird will be making appearances each day. 

For more information, visit the American Red Cross website or follow them on Twitter.

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