Come donate and be entered into a daily drawing for a $50 gift card and a 7–10 lb turkey
FORT WAYNE, IN — While holiday plans may take many regular blood donors out of town and off their normal schedules, the Red Cross and Kroger are encouraging infrequent or first-time blood donors to give the gift of life this Thanksgiving.
Kroger will sponsor the Great Turkey Escape Blood Drive at the Red Cross Fort Wayne and Lutheran donor centers, Nov. 21 – 26. Come to donate blood or platelets and be entered to win a $50 Kroger gift card and a certificate for a 7-10 pound turkey. A winner will be drawn each day of the blood drive.
The American Red Cross relies on the generosity of eligible blood donors to maintain a steady and consistent blood supply for local patients. The need is constant. Every two seconds, someone in America needs blood.
The Great Turkey Escape Blood Drive will take place at the following times and locations:
Fort Wayne Donor Center: 1212 E. California Rd., across from the Memorial Coliseum
- Monday, Nov. 21 and Tuesday, Nov. 22: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Wednesday, Nov. 23: noon – 6 p.m.
- Thursday, Nov. 24 (Thanksgiving Day): closed
- Friday, Nov. 25: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
- Saturday, Nov. 26: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Lutheran Hospital Donor Center: 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd., Suite 107, in the South Lobby of Lutheran Hospital
- Monday, Nov. 21 and Tuesday, Nov. 22: noon – 6 p.m.
- Wed., Nov. 23 and Thurs., Nov. 24: closed
- Fri., Nov. 25 and Saturday, Nov. 26: 6 a.m. – noon