Tennessee had 390 extra donations on this 12 months’s Huge Blue Crush blood drive
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ/KBC) – Kentucky followers gave KBC it’s finest day of the week on the ultimate day of competitors, however Tennessee closed out the annual Huge Blue Crush battle with 482 donations and took the win. The ultimate rating was 2,361 donors for Medic Regional Blood Middle in Knoxville and 1,971 for Kentucky Blood Middle. Medic’s win snapped a two-year win streak for the Huge Blue trustworthy.
“Finally this isn’t the outcome we needed to see this 12 months, however we’re thrilled with the way in which our donors got here out on the ultimate two days to assist enhance the blood provide,” stated Mandy Brajuha, Vice President of Exterior Relations for Kentucky Blood Middle. “The competitors is enjoyable however the aim of this rivalry is to supply enough blood to hospitals in each states over the upcoming vacation.”
Huge Blue Crush ensures an enough blood provide for the Thanksgiving vacation and into December. Kentucky leads the rivalry 19 to 14 with one tie.
It’s not too late for donors to affect the vacation blood provide. This 12 months, donors (age 18 and older) who go to a KBC donor middle or blood drive between November 20 and December 31 will probably be routinely entered to win a Polaris Sportsman 570 ATV. To discover a donation location or schedule an appointment, go to kybloodcenter.org or name 800.775.2522.