Good Morning and thank you for registering your Rotary Club to participate in the 2013 Sunshine Coast Rotary Club Red Blood Challenge 

We are very pleased to welcome the Rotary Clubs of Mooloolaba, Alexandra Headland, Maroochydore, Buderim, Nambour, Nambour 76 and Woombye-Palmwoods as participants and thank you for your support. 

The challenge will run from 1st April to 12th May 2013, with the club that receives the highest percentage of donations (based on their membership numbers) to be awarded the inaugural Sunshine Coast Rotary Club Red Blood Challenge trophy.   

Please find attached a poster to distribute to your members, families and supporters with details of the challenge, locations to donate and how they can register their support for your Rotary Club.  

It's not just for Rotary members - it's also about rallying the community around you and encouraging them to show their support by

rolling up their sleeves and helping to save lives.


How will members know if they can donate?

Attached is a copy of the Australian Red Cross Blood Service's Eligibility poster with some basic guidelines.

Alternatively, for more detailed information donors can visit or call 13 14 95 to speak with a Blood Service team member.


Where can members donate?

Donations can be made at any of the following Sunshine Coast locations during the challenge.  To make an appointment to donate blood call 13 14 95.


 Maroochydore Donor Centre  

(Cnr Plaza Parade & Horton Parade, Maroochydore) 


Mon, Wed & Fridays                7am - 3pm

Tues & Thursdays                    10.30am - 6pm

Saturdays                               7.30am - 2pm


Nambour Donor Centre  

(Mapleton Road, next to the Nambour General Hospital) 


Mon, Wed & Fridays                7am - 3pm

Tues & Thursdays                    12noon - 7pm

Saturdays                               7.30am - 2pm (1st & 3rd Sat of the month)


Alternatively, you can also make a donation on the Sunshine Coast Donormobile.

During the challenge it will visit the following locations: Coolum, Noosa, Tewantin, Caloundra, Kawana & Gympie.


How can members count their donation towards the challenge?


Simply make a donations at any of the locations below during the challenge and register to join the Sunshine Coast Rotary District 9600 club red.

*  Either by clicking on the link below and registering online or 

*  Fill out the attached Club Red Registration Form and handing it in to the Blood Service staff when you go in and make your donation.


(Registration for Club Red takes place after you've made a donation of Blood, Plasma or Platelets. 

If members have already donated this year or are regular blood donors they can still sign up to be a part of your club)



Joining theSunshine Coast Rotary ClubRed Blood Challengeis easy

1. Click the Register for Club Red online now button

2.Select Sunshine Coast Rotary District 9600 and under Division, select your individual Rotary Club

3. Complete the form - you'll need your donor number (if you do not have one, please call 13 14 95)

4. You only need do this once, and your donations throughout the challenge,will automaticallybe counted towardsyour Rotary Club'stally


The support of your club is very greatly appreciate.

If you have any questions or require further information, please feel free to contact me on the details below.


Many thanks and kindest regards,




   Rebecca Ind
Community Relations Officer
Australian Red Cross Blood Service
Level 1, 44 Horton Parade
| PO Box 525  |  Maroochydore  |  QLD  |  4558
P: +61 7 5409 2116   F: +61 7 5409 2199  M: 0427 277 267

Roll up your sleeves and give blood.
Call 13 14 95 or visit