Thursday is Tennessee Blood Donation Day

Thursday is Tennessee Blood Donation Day

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Thursday, September 5 is Tennessee Blood Donation Day.

This week, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee joined governors from across the country to proclaim a state Blood Donation Day to help fight the blood bank shortage.

It comes at the request of the American Red Cross as well as blood banks and doctors across the country.

People are encouraged to donate. One pint of blood can help save three lives.

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