It’s no secret it’s been cold here in Charlotte. But what you might not know is that last week’s severe winter weather prevented people from donating blood.

Snowy and icy conditions forced the Carolina Blood Services Region to cancel nearly all blood drives February 12 – 14, resulting in more than 3,100 uncollected blood donations. 29 blood drives alone were canceled here in Charlotte, creating a shortfall of more than 900 units.

Every two seconds someone needs blood. And just one donation can save three lives. So we’re providing free rides to and from area blood drives through the end of February.

Simply request a ride to or from these blood drives,
and that ride will be free. No promo codes required.

Mon., Feb. 17
2 p.m. – 7 p.m. Charlotte Blood Donation Center 2425 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28203
Tues., Feb. 18
11:30 a.m. -
4 p.m.
University of North Carolina Charlotte
Emerging Leaders
Site: UNCC Student Union
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28223
2 p.m. – 7 p.m. Charlotte Blood Donation Center 2425 Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28203
Wed., Feb. 19
8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Charlotte Blood Donation Center 2425 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28203
Thurs.,
Feb. 20
9:30 a.m. -
2 p.m.
American Red Cross Shared Services 600-A Forest Point Circle
Charlotte, NC 28273
10 a.m. –
2:30 p.m.
Department of Social Services 301 Billingsley Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28211
2 p.m. – 7 p.m. Charlotte Blood Donation Center 2425 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28203
Fri., Feb. 21
8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Charlotte Blood Donation Center 2425 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28203
Sat., Feb. 22
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Charlotte Blood Donation Center 2425 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28203
Sun., Feb. 23
8 a.m. –
12:30 p.m.
Sharon United Methodist Church 4411 Sharon Road
Charlotte, NC 28211
11 a.m. –
4 p.m.
Charlotte Blood Donation Center 2425 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28203
1 p.m. –
5:30 p.m.
Cameron Wood Community 3228 Birnen Drive
Charlotte, NC 28210
Mon., Feb. 24
11 a.m. –
3 p.m.
American Red Cross – Clanton Road 3411-K St. Vardell Ln.
Charlotte, NC 28217
2 p.m. – 7 p.m. Charlotte Blood Donation Center 2425 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28203
3:30 p.m. –
7:30 p.m.
Gaffney Health Services 4935 Albemarle Rd
Charlotte, NC 28205
Tues., Feb. 25
2 p.m. – 7 p.m. Charlotte Blood Donation Center 2425 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28203
Wed., Feb. 26
8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Charlotte Blood Donation Center 2425 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28203
11:30 a.m. –
4 p.m.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Headquarters 601 East Trade St
Charlotte, NC 28202
Thurs.,
Feb. 27
2 p.m. – 7 p.m. Charlotte Blood Donation Center 2425 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28203
Fri., Feb. 28
8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Charlotte Blood Donation Center 2425 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28203

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Find more information about donating blood and
scheduling appointments with the American Red Cross here.

 

 

Every rider – both new and existing – is eligible for two free rides (up to $30 each) on UberBLACK or uberX. Don’t worry about how you’re getting there, let Uber drive you to help save a life.

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Questions? Let us know at supportcharlotte@uber.com.

Thanks for donating and ride on,

Uber Charlotte