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Borrego Days News - Blood Drive


Last updated 10/22/2015 at 3:36pm

Thirty-five blood donors are needed during Borrego Days Desert Festival Saturday on Oct. 24 from 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. at Christmas Circle. Participants can schedule an appointment online at, then click on "Donate Blood" select "Appointments" and provide sponsor code: BSDY. Donors with a scheduled appointment for between 12:00 - 5:00 p.m., will receive a voucher for a FREE flight between 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, courtesy of Borrego Air Ranch. After their flight, they will donate blood. La Casa Del Zorro Resort shuttle will pick up the voucher holders from the Shuttle Stand and take them to the Borrego Valley Airport. After their flight, the shuttle will return them to the Shuttle Stand. The last shuttle will leave the Shuttle Stand at 1:45 PM. The last shuttle will leave the Airport at 2:45 PM. A waiver and release of liability is required to fly. The FREE vouchered blood donor fly bys are on a first-come, first-serve basis. No more than 35 FREE flights. The last FREE flight will be at 2:00 and there are no rain checks or monetary exchange value for unused vouchers. Even if not flying, come out to the Airport to tour the aircrafts. Redeem points earned by donating blood to obtain Amazon gift cards, movie tickets and much more! Visit and click on Store at the top of the home page. Please eat a good meal and drink plenty of fluids before donating blood. All donors must be 18 years old and show picture identification.

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