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Give Thanks, Give Blood, Get Fun!

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
“Give Thanks. Give Blood. And Get Fun!”
This Thanksgiving Weekend, the American Red Cross and 101 WRIF FM are teaming up to encourage people to get out and donate. The promotion is called Give Thanks. Give Blood. And Get Fun!  It is just that too! Every presenting donor will receive a gift during the holiday weekend.
Everyone who schedules an appointment and comes to give blood on Wednesday, November 25th, Friday, November 27th, or Saturday, November 28th at one of the participating American Red Cross Centers will receive:
  • A Gift Certificate to Dearborn Sausage Co. (Save a Turkey…eat a Ham!)
  • Or a pair of tickets to the Detroit Pistons to one of 3 games in Jan. & Feb.  
  • Everyone will get a Limited Edition WRIF/Red Cross shopping bag
  • Everyone will have a chance to win a $1,000 SHOPPING SPREE!
Early sign-ups will be entered to win tickets to WRIF Thanksgiving Throwdown featuring Rob Zombie!
Donor Center Locations and Times:
  • Wednesday 25th, 1-7PM
    • Macomb, Riverview, Livonia, Dearborn, Bloomfield, Berkley, Ann Arbor
  • Friday 27th, 9AM – 3PM
    • Macomb, Riverview, Livonia, Dearborn, Bloomfield, Berkley, Ann Arbor, Port Huron, Farmington Hills
  • Saturday 28th, 8AM – 2PM
    • Macomb, Riverview, Livonia, Dearborn, Bloomfield, Berkley, Farmington Hills, Ann Arbor
How to sign-up:
WRIF FM will be running live reads and recorded ads promoting the campaign for 4 weeks leading up to the Thanksgiving weekend. Each ad will direct listeners to the WRIF website where there will be more information posted on the WRIF Homepage and on a special American Red Cross Give Thanks. Give Blood. Get Fun! Page. From there, you will be instructed to:
Step 1             CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment or log onto
Step 2             Type sponsor code WRIF in the search box on the homepage
Step 3             Find the Donation Center most convenient for you and click on the link
Step 4             Select your appointment time and click “Schedule” and follow instructions
Join Us:
Please join the American Red Cross and WRIF help save lives this Thanksgiving weekend. Just follow the links and instructions above to join!