St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Blood Drive Notice

Blood Drive Notice

Blood Drive Notice

Friday, March 17, 2017

St. John the Baptist Parish - The St. John Parish Offices of Fire Services will be hosting a blood drive with Ochsner Blood Bank this upcoming Monday, March 20, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Hemlock Fire Station in LaPlace. The blood drive will benefit Devon Jackson Jr., the newborn son, of St. John Firefighter Devon Jackson, Sr. and Ladeja Louper.

Devon Jackson Jr., was born prematurely and had to endure 4 blood transfusions. He's currently on a conventional ventilator for breathing and weighs only 1 pound, 11 ounces. All blood types are needed to assist Devon, Jr.

Participants should remember to bring a picture ID and eat a healthy meal before donating. All donors will receive a free Blood Bank t-shirt. Hemlock Fire Station is located at 521 Hemlock Street, LaPlace. For more information, please call the Office of Fire Services at 652-2222.