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Donate blood and you could win $100

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YAKIMA, Wash.-- The American Red Cross Pacific Northwest Blood Services Region is giving away a $100 gas card every day through the rest of September.
 
Blood donors in Oregon and in Washington have until the 30th to be entered into a daily drawing for the gift cards.

The Red Cross says with the recent natural disasters and a decline in donations, our region is trying to help out the rest of the country.

"We've seen a huge decline in our blood collections, especially coming off summer which is typically a hard time for us already. So we're helping to pick up and trying to get some increased donations here in Yakima," said Jayann Merkle of the American Red Cross.

You can donate at Red Cross locations or mobile blood drives throughout Washington and Oregon.

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