American Red Cross and St. Louis Cardinals continue winning combo

June 4, 2010

The St. Louis Cardinals and the American Red Cross are partnering again to show how the power of teamwork can help save lives as well as win baseball games.

The annual American Red Cross-St. Louis Cardinals Step Up to the Plate and Donate blood drive, sponsored by KSDK and KTRS, will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 29 at The Center of Clayton, 50 Gay Ave.


Everyone who attempts to donate will receive a specially designed T-shirt while supplies last and will be entered into a raffle for Cardinals prizes. In addition, there will be appearances by Cardinal players and mascot Fredbird at this location.  


Step Up to the Plate and Donate blood drives will also be held the following locations:


June 29 

Westin Hotel  

811 Spruce Street  

Saint Louis, MO  

10 a.m. – 7 p.m.


O’Fallon Family YMCA

3451 Pheasant Meadows Dr. 

O’Fallon, MO 

10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 


O’Fallon Family YMCA

284 N. Seven Hills 

O’Fallon, IL  

10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 


Knights of


1 Columbus Plaza 

Collinsville, IL  

10 a.m. – 7 p.m.


June 30 

St. Louis College of Health Careers  

1297 North Highway Drive 

Fenton, MO  

11a.m. – 5 p.m.



Park Rec Plex

930 Holly Hills 

Saint Louis, MO  

10 a.m. – 7 p.m.


Edwardsville YMCA

1200 Esic Drive  

Edwardsville, IL  

10 a.m. – 7 p.m.


Tradition Inn

1625 W. Columbia 

Farmington, MO  

10 a.m. – 7 p.m.


Meramec Arnold Elks

1515 Miller Road  

Imperial, MO

10 a.m. – 7 p.m. 


The Pointe

1 Ballwin Commons Circle Drive 

Ballwin, MO  

10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.


Bowling Green

Presbyterian Church 

205 W. Centennial 

Bowling Green, MO  

12 p.m. – 6 p.m.


With the blood supply traditionally at lower levels during the summer, with schools out and families on vacation, the Cardinals and the American Red Cross are asking for your help.


To donate blood, a person must be in good health, be at least 17 years old (16 with a Red Cross parental consent form) and weigh at least 110 pounds. Blood donors should bring a Red Cross donor card, valid driver’s license with a photo or other form of official picture identification.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, donors should call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit Walk-ins are also welcome.