Kentucky Fans Bring It!
Lexington, KY – The Big Blue continued to bleed blue on the fourth day of Big Blue Crush. Kentucky leads the competition 2,410 to 2,277.
“Kentucky fans really showed their stuff today. We had 702 donors come out to show Tennessee who has game,” said Martha Osborne, Executive Director of Marketing and Recruitment.
KBC is providing special gifts for donors during the competition. Donors will receive a special edition T-shirt, a coupon for a free McDonald’s McCafé Beverage, a chance to win a$200 gas card and the grand prize NCAA Game Package.
At KBC donor centers Friday all donors will also receive a $10 Walmart gift card. The donor centers are open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
To find a donation location, visit kybloodcenter.org or call 800.775.2522.
About Big Blue Crush
Tennessee leads the rivalry 12 to 10 with 1 tie, but Kentucky won the competition last year for the first time since 2002. KBC has set a goal of 4,000 donors this year, in hopes of keeping the trophy. This friendly competition ensures an adequate blood supply during the holidays.
Kentucky Blood Center (KBC), the largest FDA regulated blood bank in Kentucky, is a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring a safe, adequate blood supply for patients at nearly 70 Kentucky hospitals and clinics in more than 60 counties. KBC relies on volunteers to collect 400 pints of blood per day to meet area patients’ needs. Over the last year KBC distributed nearly 130,000 blood components.