Montgomery County Police Department's 90th Anniversary CelebrationCommunity Blood and Food Drive
Please give the gift of life in celebration of 90 years of outstanding service by the men and women of the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) to our community by donating blood and non-perishable food items for the needy. You can honor an Armed Forces Veteran, a LawEnforcement/Fire and Rescue Fallen Hero, or a member of the MCPD who has served with prideduring the 90-year history of the Department with your donation of blood and/or food items. Whatbetter way to celebrate this milestone of proud tradition and service to our community.
Friday, October 19, 2012
Montgomery County Public Safety Headquarters - ConferenceRoom100 Edison Park Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sign UpProcedures:Reserve your slot online now!
Go towww.redcrossblood.org, click in blue box to “Make a BloodDonation Appointment” and enter Sponsor ID: 05314796. Go toDonor Login and enter your UserName and Password, click login.Select your preferred time to create an appointment. Walk-indonors will be accepted, but the preferred method is to sign up online. Be sure to bring a photo ID when you arrive to donate blood.Double up on your fluids 24 hours before the event and eat regularmeals.
Blood donors are asked to bring two non-perishable food items butyou don't have to give blood in order to donate food items for theneedy.**
**Needed items for the Food Pantry include cold and hot cereal, juice, beans, rice, and other non-perishablefood items.
Please consider participating in the 90th Anniversary Celebration drive as our goal is to have 90donors give the gift of life by donating blood and to share the spirit of the upcoming holidays bydonating food items for the needy.
All food items will be donated to the Mid-County United Ministries Captain Joseph A. Mattingly Food Pantry, located in the Mid-County Service Center,2424 Reedie Drive, Wheaton, Maryland. The Food Pantry is named in honor of Captain Mattingly, a 28-year veteran Montgomery County Police officer,who was tragically killed in the line of duty on September 13, 2003resulting from a single police vehicle crash. Captain Mattingly, assigned tothe 4th District - Wheaton Station, was known for his community serviceand outreach efforts as well as having a big heart to help underprivileged struggling community members. His goal was to establish a community-
The need is constant.The gratification is instant.Give blood.