Silverdale blood donations site busy

SILVERDALE — Bloodworks Northwest in Silverdale accepted donations through 4 p.m. Dec. 18 and will be open Dec. 19 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. for donations.

In the wake of the Amtrak train derailment on an overpass along I 5 south of Dupont early Dec. 18, a call for blood donations went out.

Lines were reported at many Bloodworks Northwest locations.

In Silverdale, by 1 p.m. the wait time to give was about 90 minutes. But about a dozen people stood waiting to register anyway, many of the saying they came in response to the call for blood.

Besides Silverdale, Bloodworks Northwest has donor centers in Bellevue, Bellingham, Everett, Lynnwood, Federal Way, North Seattle, Tukwila, Olympia, Vancouver, and Eugene Oregon.

For more information, go to www.bloodworksnw.org. Appointments can be made online or by calling 800-398-7888. The Silverdale location is 3230 NW Randall Way, Silverdale, phone: 360-308-7340.

While the immediate need was met Dec. 18, Bloodworks Northwest officials said donations are still needed because the holiday period is a slow time for donations and the need for blood can be strong.

More in Life

Best of Kitsap County 2020

And don’t forget to check out the winners for Best of Kitsap… Continue reading

.
Port Orchard Farmers Market kicks off this Saturday

Weekly event runs through Oct. 16

.
Ground broken on expansion of Manchester Library

$300,000 project to be completed by end of 2021

.
Mediascape: YouTube channels are the next best thing to traveling the globe

Slice-of-life home-grown series offer a refreshing take on life elsewhere

.
Cash & Dash event provides $130,000 for area nonprofits

Kitsap service agencies, programs receive welcome donations from Kitsap Credit Union event

.
Sweet memories greet visitors to Port Orchard’s The Candy Shoppe

Nostalgic candies and seasonal fudge smells are part of store’s alluring treats

.
Pandemic spurs a literary family affair

Banner Forest author, son and daughter team up to produce three fanciful children’s books

x
Rent or Mortgage for a Year Sweepstakes

Enter for your chance to win $15,000!

x
Best of South Kitsap 2020

The winners of the Best of South Kitsap 2020 contest have been… Continue reading

.
Bobbie Stewart: An unassuming trailblazer

Determination, hard work were keys to her pioneering work as an LPGA Master instructor

x
COMING SOON: Rent or Mortgage for a Year Sweepstakes

Enter for your chance to win $15,000 starting Nov. 16!

x
Best of North Kitsap 2020

The winners of the Best of North Kitsap 2020 contest have been… Continue reading