Walleye to hold 4th Annual Blood Drive February 19 | Events
TOLEDO, OH (Press Release) - On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. the Toledo Walleye will host their 4th annual blood drive at the Huntington Center in downtown Toledo. The blood drive will be held in the Aquarium at the arena, located at 500 Jefferson Avenue in Toledo.
Everyone who comes to donate at the Walleye blood drive will receive a ticket to a Walleye game. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS or they can visit redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code: TOLEDOWALLEYE
- When donors come to give blood they will:
- Receive a ticket voucher to a Toledo Walleye game! (limited quantity of 200)
- Enter to win Toledo Walleye memorabilia!
- Enter to win a Toledo Walleye Experience package!
- Meet Toledo Walleye players and mascots!
- Enjoy free parking at the Port Lawrence Garage!
- Help save lives!
“We are thrilled to continue with this tradition with the Red Cross! We know how important it is to keep blood levels up and the best way for us to help is by hosting a blood drive. We are inviting the community to schedule an appointment to donate blood and help save lives!” said Cheri Pastula, Manager of Community Relations for the Toledo Walleye.
While the need for blood is constant, particular times of year present unique challenges for blood collection.
“At any given moment, patients rely on life-saving blood products. The need is constant -- even in emergency situations,” said Tiffany Gradel, Spokesperson for the Western Lake Erie Region of the Red Cross. “The quickest help will come from local blood donors.”