Viking Pest’s 40 for 40 Blood Drive
Viking Pest is celebrating 40 years of service throughout the New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Eastern Shore of Maryland areas in 2020. In honor of our anniversary, the Viking Pest team has made a pledge to complete at least 40 acts of kindness to celebrate 40 years. The Viking team appreciates each one of our loyal customers, and we want to give back to the communities in which we serve.
Viking’s goal as a pest control company is to provide innovative and sustainable solutions throughout NJ, PA, DE, and the Eastern Shore of MD; however we know that our customers have a lot of choices when it comes to pest control and we want to thank them for choosing Viking by completing volunteer and give-back activities within their towns.
Viking Pest's Blood Drive Information
As part of Viking’s 40 for 40, Viking Pest along with Vitalant, will be hosting a blood drive in Basking Ridge, NJ. Event information as follows:
Date: Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
Location: 106 Allen Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920: Front Parking lot
Time: 11:30 am – 4:30 pm
All Blood Donation Volunteers MUST Schedule an Appointment Time
While at the blood drive, Viking Pest will be hosting raffles to win prizes!
Basic Eligability to Donate Blood
- Weight at least 110 lbs.
- Eat a meal before donation
- Bring ID
- Drink plenty of water before and after donation
Please keep in mind that if you meet the above criteria and would like to donate, there will be an additional questionnaire and wellness check the day of donation performed by Vitalant to confirm eligibility.
Vitalant provides blood to patients in more than 1,000 hospitals across 40 states. Their mission is to “make a difference in people’s lives by brining together the best people, inspiring individuals to donate blood, producing a safe and ample blood supply, advancing cutting-edge research and embracing continuous quality improvement.”
The Importance of Donating Blood
As stated by Vitalant, every day in the U.S., patients need approximately:
- 36,000 units of red blood cells
- 7,000 units of platelets
- 10,000 units of plasma
By donating blood, you are helping save the lives of those affected by daily emergencies, and those affected by major disasters. Donating blood is helping hospital shelves stay stocked to ensure doctors and surgical teams have the resources need to save lives. If you would like to donate blood in Basking Ridge, NJ on Tuesday, March 24th during Viking Pest’s 40 for 40 blood drive, please click here to schedule your appointment time.