During this holiday season, blood donations are needed more than ever because of illnesses keeping folks home from donation centers and because of the increase in car accidents as people take to the roads.
The Fresno County Sheriff's Office is hosting the Holiday Heroes Blood Drive in an effort to increase donations.
It's happening Thursday, December 19, through Monday, December 23 at the Sierra Vista Mall from noon-7pm.
Donors will receive a free T-shirt and entries to win gift cards to shop at the mall and to go to the movies.
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