Women In Horror Are Getting Bloody For A Good Cause

February 12, 2015

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

Kelli Marchman McNeely is the owner of HorrorFuel.com. She is an Executive Producer of "13 Slays Till Christmas" which is out on Digital and DVD and now streaming on Tubi. She has several other films in the works. Kelli is an animal lover and a true horror addict since the age of 9 when she saw Friday the 13th. Email: horrorfuelinfo@gmail.com


A group of female writers, actresses and directors are getting bloody in PSA’s to urge people to donate blood, nine women including the Soska sisters, are making short films with horror themes, to get their message out. You have to check out this campaign!

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The list of short films for the PSA includes ‘Ripe And Bloody’ by award winning filmmaker Patricia Chica and executive producer Tara Kurtz. Variety recently referred to Chica as “a prolific director of shorts and TV projects”.

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Hospitals are in desperate need of blood donations. On average there are 5,000,000 blood transfusions a year in the U.S. alone. Blood is a matter of life and death. In fact with out the donations made by some great people, my husband would not be here today. He was in a horrible accident and without the six blood transfusions he received, I would have lost him. Your donation can save a life! Be a hero and give blood, “after all, it’s in you to give”.

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Donating blood is pretty simple. When you go to a blood drive they will put in an IV line and you kick back and relax until you’re done. Afterwards, they give you a cookie and who doesn’t want a cookie?  Call your local red cross or go online and find out where you can donate. You can also visit https://unitedbloodservices.org to find a location near you.

Visit the ‘Women In Horror’ website to find out more and to watch the short films. https://www.womeninhorrormonth.com/massive-blood-drive/

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