The Sarasota Post is proud to support and help spread the word about our community blood bank, SunCoast Blood Bank. Donating blood is easy and it is one of the most important things you will do in your lifetime. You will be saving lives, right here in your hometown. Please take a few minutes to watch this video. And by the way, if you donate blood at a SunCoast Blood Bank / Manatee County Mobile Blood Drive, the Flying Dog Cafe will give you a free small cheese pizza, from now to September 1. How awesome, donate blood, save lives and get a free pizza at the “Flying Dog!” The “Dog” is open Tuesday – Saturday from 4-11. Located at 419 Cortez Rd., Bradenton, FL in the Orange Blossom Plaza. To locate a blood drive in Manatee County, go to www.scbb.org or call 1-866-97-BLOOD.