Atkinson, NH – Palmer Gas & Oil (PGO) held their annual American Red Cross blood drive on Friday, July 28, 2017. With a total of 29 people who showed up to donate, 26 of them were able to save as many as 78 lives with their donations – becoming the most successful drive in PGO’s history. This year they also had a bone marrow drive in which 4 people signed up to be added to the national donor database.
Joe Trefethen, General Manager of PGO says, “The efforts from our team at Palmer Gas & Oil and the American Red Cross, is so important. We understand the critical need for donations and are so happy we could give back to our community in this way.”
Anna Donahue, Account Manager at the Red Cross says, “The results from Palmer Gas & Oil’s blood drive were phenomenal! The extra units will go a long way as we continue to face an emergency need for blood.”
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Palmer Gas & Oil (PGO) is a family-owned and operated propane and fuel oil delivery and service company based in Atkinson, New Hampshire, with an over-85-year history serving Southern New Hampshire and Northern Massachusetts. PGO’s automatic delivery, easy payment and scheduled maintenance plans are designed to make it simple for their customers to keep their tanks full and their equipment serviced. PGO has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, has received the Energi Excellence in Risk Management Award in 2014, 2015, and 2016, and was voted Best Fuel Provider by New Hampshire Business Review for the 2017 Best of Business Awards.