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Blood donor snags nearly $300 worth of groceries

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Barbara Overstreet wins more than $300 worth of groceries. Barbara Overstreet wins more than $300 worth of groceries.
GARDEN CITY, GA (WTOC) -

It's a little like an old game show, you have three minutes to fill your cart at the grocery store, anything you can snatch is free.

Barbara Overstreet, of Bloomingdale, was randomly selected among Blood Alliance donors who won the chance to raid the grocery chain.

She took to the shelves on Tuesday at Piggly Wiggly in Garden City and made sure to grab a turkey and all the fixings. She had three minutes to fill her cart to the rim.

"It is a huge help," Overstreet said. "This was $296. I usually look at prices but today I didn't, I just grabbed and threw it in."

If donors gave two times per year, blood shortages could be prevented. This is one of the ways the Blood Alliance rewards those that give.

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