This holiday season, the perfect gift comes from the heart

December 22, 2010

You can’t put a price on saving a life through blood donation

Tis the season and everyone’s searching for the perfect gift that doesn’t break the bank. The more money saved, the more there is to spend. Still, many of us struggle to find the perfect gift.

What if, for just one day, you forget the sales and choose to save a life instead?

When you give from the heart, the answer is simple. THE PERFECT GIFT—A Lifesaving Blood Donation costs nothing but an hour of your time. By donating blood with the American Red Cross, you help give a hospital patient in need the most precious gift of all – LIFE. Now, that’s a deal everyone can appreciate!

From December 19th until January 9th, 2011 all presenting donors will be entered into that day’s drawing to win a $75 SuperCertificate® You will also be entered to win our Grand Prize giveaway of an incredible $2,500 SuperCertificate®

So, as you flip through circulars and scan retail web sites, take a moment and click here or call 1-800-RED CROSS and make an appointment to give blood.

Your blood donation this holiday season is the perfect gift…the gift that saves the day. Give life. Your heart, your wallet and countless hospital patients across the country thank you!


The American Red Cross Blood Services (ARCBS) will raffle one $75 SuperCertificate® each day from 12/19/2010 through 01/9/2011. Each day’s winner will be randomly selected from a pool of entrants consisting of all presenting ARCBS blood donors from that day. ARCBS will also raffle one grand prize $2,500 SuperCertificate® to a randomly selected presenting blood donor from a pool of entrants consisting of all presenting ARCBS blood donors from 12/19/2010 through 01/9/2011. Odds of winning will depend on the number of presenting blood donors each day. All winners will be notified via phone within 10 business days. ARCBS staff members are not eligible for this promotion. Incentives are not transferable or redeemable for cash and no change will be given. and its related companies are not sponsors or co-sponsors of this promotion.