Pint for Pint a Success

August 2, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
The 21st annual Pint for Pint blood drive wrapped up Saturday afternoon and organizers are calling it a big success.Donors stepped up at four different locations throughout the valley, including at the Sierra Vista mall in Clovis.

All told, more than 1,500 people gave a pint of blood in exchange for a pint of ice cream.

That's almost 400 more donors than there were last year and the increase is critical, blood usage is up 30% in the valley this year.

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