Location: Lambeau Field - Legends Club Room, 1265 Lombardi Ave. - Green Bay, WI
Event Description: Just as the Green Bay Packers rely on fans for support, the American Red Cross depends on volunteer donors to help ensure blood is available for patients in Wisconsin and across the country.
Football fans will have an opportunity to score one for those in need by donating lifesaving blood at the Green Bay Packers Blood Drive, scheduled for 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at Lambeau Field. As a thank you, presenting donors will receive a giveaway item and be entered into a raffle for a chance to win prizes.
Football fans are known for their unwavering dedication to their favorite team -- especially fans in Wisconsin. Now, the American Red Cross is asking Packers fans to dedicate themselves to helping patients in need by donating blood at the Green Bay Packers Blood Drive at Lambeau Field.
To make a donation appointment, pleace call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org. Free childcare and parking will be available.
"The Red Cross thanks the Green Bay Packers and all their loyal fans for supporting those in need by donating lifesaving blood over the years" said Greg Novinska, CEO of the Badger-Hawkeye Blood Services Region. "We ask that community members continue to show stong support by giving blood and helping ensure cancer patients, trauma victims and surgery patients have the blood products they need".
The need for blood is constant. On acerage, the Red Cross must collect about 15,000 points of blood every day to meet the needs of patients in Wisconsin and across the country.
Those attending the blood drive will also have an opportunity to send a holiday message to a service member. Preprinted cards will be available to sign as part of the Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes Program. Holiday Mail for heroes enables Americans to pass along holiday greetings to active-duty service members, their families and veterans and at hospitals and installations around the world. To learn more about the program, visit redcross.org/holidaymail
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