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Celina, Ohio- (8/23/19) Celina Insurance Group recently hosted a blood drive. Thirty-four employees, including six community members donated blood, each making a significant impact on the lives of others. Giving blood is a selfless act. The hour it takes to give the gift of life can mean a lifetime to a patient with a serious medical need.

Christine Purdy, Director of Human Resources:

“We are extremely grateful for our employees who have donated each time we’ve held a Blood Drive. This donation will support the American Red Cross and help fund and provide resources when natural disasters hit. We are honored to make this donation on behalf of Celina Insurance Group.”

To make an appointment or to learn more, download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Completion of a RapidPass® online health history questionnaire is encouraged to help speed up the donation process. To get started, follow the instructions at redcrossblood.org/RapidPass or use the Blood Donor App. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are seventeen years of age in most states (sixteen with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors eighteen years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.
Founded in 1914, Celina Insurance Group is a family of four mutual property and casualty insurance companies underwriting auto, home, business, and farm coverages. Celina Insurance Group is represented by approximately 500 independent agents across six Midwestern states.