Ewing, New Jersey (January 5, 2016) PEAC Health & Fitness will host its annual American Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, January 18, 2016 from 2:00 – 7:00 PM. The Bloodmobile will be at PEAC’s location at 1440 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing, NJ, and the blood drive is open to the public.

According to the American Red Cross, the average adult has about 10 pints of blood in his body. Roughly one pint is given during a donation, and one pint of blood can save as many as three patients. More than 41,000 blood donations are needed every day.

In order to assist in the preparation and efficiency of the Blood Drive, please pre-register for a donation appointment. Register online at www.redcrossblood.org and enter Sponsor Code: PEACHealthandFitness. Donors are asked to bring photo identification, eat a healthy breakfast and drink plenty of fluids before donating.

Appointments may also be made through the new Red Cross for mobile devices. Individuals can search the app store or visit www.redcrossblood.org for more information. The app allows individuals to make appointments, track their donor history and more.

For more information contact Christine Salmon by email, or by phone at 609-883-2000. PEAC is located at 1440 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing, NJ.