Lansing Donor Center has MSU-UofM game tickets to give away!

October 7, 2011


Lansing, MI – The American Red Cross Great Lakes Blood Services Region is encouraging all Wolverine and Spartan fans to donate blood at the Lansing Donor Center this week for a chance to win tickets to the October 15 game.


Everyone who comes out to donate blood at the Lansing Donor Center (1729 E. Saginaw) October 7 – 13 will have a chance to win one (1) pair of tickets to the MSU-UofM football game.  The winner will be drawn and contacted on the morning of October 14.


“We have such loyal donors who are also loyal sports fans,” said Sharon Jaksa, CEO for the Great Lakes Region of the Red Cross.  “We are happy to be able to offer our donors a chance to win an afternoon out to see an exciting game.” 


Every second, someone in the United States needs blood.  With winter fast approaching, the American Red Cross wants to maintain a healthy blood supply to prepare for the tough winter months.


In addition to the MSU-UofM ticket promotion, donors at the Lansing Donor Center will receive a special treat from Fabiano’s Candies and a chance to win a $250 Meijer gift card.



How to Donate Blood

To schedule an appointment to donate please call 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit for more information. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental permission in some states), meet weight and height requirements (110 pounds or more, depending on their height) and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood.  Please bring your Red Cross blood donor card or other form of positive ID when you come to donate.


About the American Red Cross

The Great Lakes Region serves 65 counties, and needs to collect about 700 units of blood a day to meet patient needs in hospitals across the state.  In addition to providing blood to our community, the American Red Cross also provides relief to victims of disaster, trains millions in lifesaving skills, serves as a communication link between U.S. military members and their families, and assists victims of international disasters or conflicts.