Malone woman donates blood for over 50 years to the American Red Cross

Submitted Photo by Gene AndrewsRecently, Melody Tavernier of Malone, received recognition from the American Red Cross for her unwavering commitment to donating blood. To date, Melody has donated 219 pints of blood. Melody starting giving blood at the age of 17, so 50 years of continuous giving to help others who are in need of blood. Throughout her 50 years , Melody has donated blood in Malone, Syracuse, Albany, NY and in other various states, such as Florida and Vermont. Melody will be donating and participating in Stewart’s Shops “Give a Pint, Take a Pint” that will take place through the month of June.

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