Donate blood. It’s the gift that saves lives! Wrap yourself in red this holiday season and give something that can’t be bought from a store. Donate blood. It’s the gift that someone truly needs. Donating blood is a life-saving gift that truly embodies the spirit of the holidays. Between December 1 and January 31, Canadian Blood Services must collect over 14,000 blood donations in Central Ontario to help meet the needs of patients. Help by giving blood at the Oshawa Permanent Clinic Tuesday through Thursday 12:30 p.m. till 8:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 7:30 am till 1:00 pm located at 1300 Harmony Road North. If you have received a seasonal flu shot, you can donate blood two days afterwards. Call 1 888 2 DONATE (1 888 236-6283) to book an appointment today and help brighten someone’s life this holiday season.