Nashville Predators Partner with American Red Cross
Present to Donate Blood and Win a Pair of Preds Tickets
(Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2011)
The Nashville Predators are partnering with the American Red Cross to help boost fall blood donations.
“The Red Cross is thankful for the generous volunteer blood donors who take the time to help save lives. Whether they’re spending an hour giving whole blood or two hours donating platelets, they are performing an important community service,” says Tim Ryerson, CEO.
In an effort to say thank you, the Red Cross is giving away 20 pairs of tickets to see the Nashville Predators in action at Bridgestone Arena.
Anyone who presents to donate blood at the Nashville or Murfreesboro donor centers Monday, Oct. 17 – Tuesday, Oct. 25 may register to win a pair of tickets to one of the games listed below. Two winners selected each day, Oct. 17-24, and four winners selected on Oct. 25.
- Tuesday, Oct. 25 - Nashville Predators vs. San Jose Sharks, 7 p.m. at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.
- Thursday, Oct. 27 - Nashville Predators vs. Tampa Bay Lightning at 7 p.m. at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.
The Nashville Donor Center located at 2201 Charlotte Ave. is open:
- Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
- Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Saturday, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Murfreesboro Donor Center located at 501 Memorial Blvd. is open:
- Monday - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Tuesday & Wednesday – Closed
- Thursday – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Friday – 7 a.m. to 12 noon
- Saturday – 7 a.m. to 12 noon
- 1st, 4th, 5th Sunday – 7 a.m. to 12 noon.
Give blood donation a shot and you could be in the stands cheering on the Predators.
How to Donate Blood:
Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org for more information or to make an appointment. All blood types are needed to ensure the Red Cross maintains an adequate blood supply. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Donors must be in general good health, weigh at least 110 pounds and be at least 17 years old (16 with completed Parental Consent Form). New height and weight restrictions apply to donors 18 and younger.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation's blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.