Burger restaurant thanks LifeShare blood donors with 'Whataburger Wednesday'

Burger restaurant thanks LifeShare blood donors with 'Whataburger Wednesday'

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A San Antonio-based burger chain wants to thank those people who donate blood with LifeShare Blood Centers every Wednesday through 2015.

A coupon for a free Whataburger will be given to blood donors on "Whataburger Wednesday." There will also be a special item offered to the donors but in a limited supply. It will be different each month, starting with Whataburger sunglasses in September.

"We're thrilled to have businesses in the community, like Whataburger, recognize blood donors, said Tina Hooper, spokesperson for LifeShare Blood Centers. "These donors are not only giving up valuable time, but they are giving something that can't be manufactured; they are giving blood to help someone they've never even met."

The Baton Rouge location for LifeShare is at 3849 North Boulevard. There is a Whataburger location on Siegen Lane and another on N. Airline Hwy in Gonzales.

For more information about blood donation visit www.lifeshare.org or call 800-256-4483.

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