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August 08, 2016
For Linda Saeman donating blood for Unyts was something that her husband did, but an illness causing him to take blood thinners now prevents him from helping out a cause he cares about. Seeing how upset her husband was with the news that he couldn’t donate any longer, Linda knew there was only one thing to do.
“It really saddened him that he couldn’t donate. He is just that kind of guy that does what he needs to do to help people so he was upset he couldn’t donate anymore. I knew that I had to step in and take his place.”
Linda says that it’s an easy thing to do. “I had never donated before, but it meant a lot to him and it’s so easy to come here and donate. You guys come right to my office,” Linda said with a big smile.
Thanks Linda for helping our community! You can help our community too, but making an appointment to donate today. Find a drive near you today.
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