National Blood Donor Month – Why not make the resolution to save lives? The Tennessee Valley Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross is headquartered at 2201 Charlotte Ave. in Nashville, TN. TVR is one of about 35 blood regions in the United States. It supplies blood and blood products to about 60 hospitals throughout middle Tennessee, southwestern Kentucky and parts of Illinois and Missouri, covering a population of three million people. Each day, 600 people need to visit blood drives in our area in order to meet patient need. One donation can help save up to three lives! For more information or to schedule your blood donation appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org.
National Spay/Neuter Month – Pet Community Center (PCC) is dedicated to strengthening the human-animal
bond and to ending pet overpopulation. The root solution
of pet overpopulation is spaying/neutering animals.
Did you know thousands of animal lives are lost in our community because of overpopulation? Let’s preserve
the family pet and end overpopulation together. PCC
hosts a variety of activities for the betterment of our community and always needs volunteers. Please visit, petcommunitycenter.org and contact us at [email protected] or call us at (615) 512-5001 to see how you can help.
Kidney Month – 26 million Americans (1 in 8 US adults) have Chronic Kidney Disease and another 20 million more are at increased risk for the disease. The Tennessee Kidney Foundation is dedicated to empowering and encouraging Tennesseans and those affected by kidney disease to build healthier lives.
Are you at risk for kidney disease? Do you have diabetes? Do you have high blood pressure? Do you have a family history of kidney disease? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you are at risk for kidney disease. Talk to your doctor, there is a simple test that can check for kidney disease. For more information visit
www.tennesseekidneyfoundation.org or call us at 615.383.3887.