46 donors give the gift of life

Saturday, March 20, 2021

Participants received Amazon gift cards

A total of 46 donors gave the gift of life at a recent American Red Cross blood drive at the Church of Christ in Monett.

First time donors included Ronda Pachner and Debbie Washeck.

Reaching the one-gallon milestone was Graiela Bancia, while Ronnie Veith ratcheted up to the 12-gallon achievement.

Other donors included: Graciela Banda, Leonard Bauer, Theresa Beaty, Ronald Beckerdite, David Beckett, John Beckwith, Gerald Bounds, Carol Brown, Mabel Brubacker, Mary Brubacker, Ruth Brubacker, Walter Brubacker, Grady Carmical, Rhema Carr, Jeremy Copeland, Michelle Cornell, Brenda David, Sabrina David, Helen Davis, Clara Fields, Dale Gentry, Aaron Johnson, Angela Johnson, Kaia Johnson, Debra Marion, Leonard McGee, Ana Mejia, Cheryl Morris, Terri Nielsen, Jeff Pachner, Danny Potter, Paul Renfro, Kenneth Saloga, Krista Sangston, Shelly Scherer, Helen Shrum, Bekki Turner, Teri Valentine, Juli Wesolek, Thomas Wesolek, Luke Young, Mark Young and Matthew Young.

Snacks of cheese and soda were donated by Schreiber Foods and Price Cutter Supermarket in Monett.

Donors received a $5 Amazon gift card, as well as pens and facial tissue from the church.

The next American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held April 19 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Monett.