SALT LAKE CITY (PRWEB) May 09, 2013
Wasatch Baskets & Gifts, a leading provider of thank you, congratulatory, and condolence gift baskets since 2000, is hosting an American Red Cross blood drive and local company networking expo on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. The public is invited to attend the blood drive and expo, which will be held from 10 AM to 3 PM at the Wasatch Baskets & Gifts warehouse, located on 3615 south 545 west in Salt Lake City.
Those interested in donating blood are required to make an appointment in advance by calling 801-268-6032 by close of business on Friday, May 10th. All blood donations will be given on Tuesday, May 14th.
Sherie Van Bibber, donor recruiter for the Red Cross notes, “The need for blood is constant. The Red Cross strives to collect 440 units every day to meet the needs of the 31 Utah hospitals we serve. We appreciate the efforts of Wasatch Baskets & Gifts to organize this event as well as local business owners and community members for their ongoing support of such a crucial cause.”
The community will also be able to give to the Red Cross by way of purchasing a special edition gift basket from Wasatch Baskets & Gifts. Special edition gift baskets can be purchased online or by calling 801-268-6032 either before the event or at the expo. Proceeds from the sale of the special edition gift baskets will go directly to the Red Cross.
“We look forward to joining with other local businesses and members of the community to collect blood donations and raise money in support of the Red Cross,” said Lance Barton of Wasatch Baskets & Gifts. “It is an honor for us to have the opportunity to give back to a group as important as the Red Cross.”
More than 35 local Utah businesses will have booths set up at the expo, where attendees can support local businesses, participate in contests, and enjoy free products and promotions. Companies attending the expo include: Microsoft, Costco, Mary Kay, Sam’s Club, Bankruptcy Law (Sarah Beck), Norwex, KeyBank, Coldwell Banker, Statewide Insureance, Temple Square Hospitality, Camp Bow Wow, Lemon Zest Marketing, Fresh Cabbage, Brain Injury Alliance of Utah, Memorial Mortuary, IC Group, Department of Workforce Services, Lori Zitting, Plus Size Consignment, Melco, Cyprus Credit Union, American Cancer Society, Scentsy, Personal Family Physicians, Crexendo, and Imagine Growth Strategy.
To donate blood to the American Red Cross, please call Brandie at 801-268-6032 by close of business Friday, May 10th.
About Wasatch Baskets & Gifts
Founded in 2000, Wasatch Baskets & Gifts has quickly become a leading provider of thank you, congratulatory, and condolence gift baskets for consumers and companies across the intermountain region. The goal at Wasatch Baskets & Gifts is to help answer the question, "How do YOU gift?" The company mantra, "Open and Enjoy," is based around the high-quality, fresh, and local contents found in each gift basket. Gift baskets are available in multiple sizes and can be customized based on the needs of the customer. Wasatch Baskets & Gifts maintains a strong philanthropic mission by regularly supporting American Red Cross and Huntsman Cancer Research programs. For more information, visit http://www.wasatchbaskets.com or call 877-603-6003.