City Auto teams up with Lifeblood for blood drive - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

City Auto teams up with Lifeblood for blood drive

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(WMC-TV) - Memphis based City Auto is joined forced with Lifeblood on Friday to sponsor a blood drive, and for one employee, this blood drive hits home.  City Auto employee Eric Hargrove's daughter Madison died from sickle cell disease complications at the age of six.  Madison died in August of 2012.  Now, Eric and his wife Lisa are taking their daughter's memory and helping others. 

Lifeblood is experiencing an extreme shortage on all types of blood.  So, the Hargrove's want you to come and donate blood in memory of Madison.  The blood drive takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at City Auto, 4932 Elmore Road, just off Covington Pike.  Friday on Action News 5 at 5, we'll take you to the blood drive.  You'll hear from the Hargrove's about the importance of blood donation and how you can help replenish the blood supply at any time.

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