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Shepeard Blood Center pumps up with two more donation drives



AUGUSTA, Ga. – The need for blood donations is still high in our area. Here’s how and where you can donate to the Shepeard Blood Center.

Washington-Wilkes Community Blood Drive

Thursday from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Located at First Baptist Church – Fellowship Hall at 105 West Robert Toombs Ave., Washington

Walk-in donors are welcome, or you can schedule an appointment by clicking here.

All donations are being screened for COVID-19 antibodies and donors will be notified only if your results are positive.

Columbia County Community Blood drive

Feb. 25 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Located at the Evans Government Complex at 650-B Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans

All donors will receive a $10 voucher for Luna Pizza and Rita’s Italian Ice. Food trucks from both places will be on site.

When you donate, you will be entered to win custom cookies from Flandy’s Fancy Creations.

All blood types are needed for these drives.

If you don’t want to wait for a blood drive to come to your area, you can donate at any of the three Shepeard Community Blood Centers in the CSRA:


353 Fabian Drive, Aiken

Open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


1533 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta

Open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


4329 Washington Road, Evans

Open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.