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Giving Blood Equals a Chance to Win a Ride

LIFELINE Blood Services Announces 4th Annual Car Giveaway with Joe Mahan Ford

JACKSON (June 30) – LIFELINE Blood Services and Joe Mahan Ford have partnered up again to save lives. Donate blood with LIFELINE Blood Services from now until Labor Day for a chance to win a 2019 Ford EcoSport, must be 18 years old to participate.

“Summer is a crucial time for donating blood! We become busy with summer events and vacations, so donating blood tends to fall off of people’s radar. However, there is no summer break when it comes to needing donations and the need stays constant, so we ask that you put blood donation on your summer schedule,” said Melinda Reid, Marketing Manager with LIFELINE Blood Services.

Joe Mahan Ford in Paris representatives say they know they are making a difference and encourage everyone that is feeling well and healthy to donate.

“We know that donating blood with LIFELINE impacts our communities and saves lives. You could be saving the life of a family member, a neighbor, or someone in your community. We are pleased to partner with LIFELINE and support their life saving mission,” said Jeff Mahan with Joe Mahan Ford.

Lifeline Blood Services has two fixed site locations where donors can give whole blood, plasma, and platelets.

The Jackson Center is located at 183 Sterling Farms Drive and is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Dyersburg Center is located at 1130 Highway 51 Bypass Suite 19 & 20 across from Lowes and is open Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome. To speak with someone about donating blood, call 731.427.4431, ext. 0.


Northwest Tennessee residents can also give blood at the following locations when the LIFELINE Bloodmobile visits on the following days:

Wednesday, July 6 (today) – 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.: University of Tennessee at Martin, 11 Wayne Fisher Dr., Martin

Thursday, July 7 – 12-6 p.m.: First United Methodist Church-Paris, 101 E. Blythe St., Paris

Monday, July 11 – 12-6 p.m.: EW James and Sons-Martin, 145 Commons Dr., Martin

Wednesday, July 13 – 2-6 p.m.: First United Methodist Church-Gleason, 102 Church St., Gleason

Thursday, July 14 – 12:30-4:30 p.m.: AHC McKenzie, 175 Hospital Dr., McKenzie

Friday, July 15 – 1-6 p.m.: Aaron’s Martin, 166 University Plaza, Martin

Monday, July 18 – 1-6 p.m.: Southside Church of Christ, 8596 Hwy. 22, Dresden

Thursday, July 21 – 1-5 p.m.: Baptist Memorial Hospital-Carroll County, 631 R.B. Wilson Dr., Huntingdon

Monday, July 25 – 1-7 p.m.: EW James and Sons-Union City, 705 E. Reelfoot Ave., Union City

Tuesday, July 26 – 1-6 p.m.: Walmart Supercenter-Paris, 1210 Mineral Wells Ave., Paris

Wednesday, July 27 – 12:30-5:30 p.m.: Bradford Bestway, 124 W. Main St., Bradford

Friday, July 29 – 12:30-5:30 p.m.: EW James and Sons-Dresden, 8724 Hwy. 22, Dresden.


LIFELINE provides blood services to 20 West Tennessee counties and 13 emergency helicopter service locations. Annually, the Center collects approximately 26,000 blood products (red cell units, platelets, plasma, etc.) to meet the needs of patients. Of that total, 75 percent of those products are collected on the bloodmobiles across West Tennessee. LIFELINE also provides reference lab and cross-matching services to healthcare facilities. For more information, visit the website:

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