Solar Eclipse Blood Drive

MORGAN CITY, LA— As the sun aligns with the moon on August 21, United Blood Services is giving blood donors the opportunity to align their power to make an impact with the needs of the community!  Be a part of this celestial event by donating blood. Donate at the Morgan City donor center, 1234 David Drive, Suite 102,  on Monday, August 21 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Donors will receive a “Solar Eclipse Blood Donor” T-shirt and NASA approved eclipse viewing glasses!  ***glasses and T-shirts are while supplies last

Do you know someone that would make a great candidate for a blood donation? Please bring them with you!  United Blood Services is looking for those whom have never donated before to become a part of United Blood Service’s life saving mission.  Share your reasons for making an impact and inspire someone to become a regular blood donor.

Schedule your appointment to donate at  or call 877-827-4376.

Donors can visit the day of their donation and click on the “Health History Questionnaire”.  This allows donors to complete the interview portion of their donation online, in the privacy of their home or office.  Make sure to print your “Fast track donation ticket” and bring it with you to your donation.

Volunteer blood donors must be at least 16 year’s old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. Additional height/weight requirements apply to donors 22 and younger, and donors who are 16 years of age must have signed permission from a parent or guardian.  The 16 year old donor permit form can be located at  Donors receive a free cholesterol test. Donors also earn points in our “Hero in Me” online rewards store.  Points can be redeemed for movie tickets, $15 pizza cards, $15 shopping cards and more at  A photo ID is required to donate. For more information, call 877-UBSHERO (877-827-4376).