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Big Blue Slam

Jan 26, 2015 - Jan 30, 2015 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Kentucky Blood Center
Save lives and beat Florida in the annual Big Blue Slam blood battle.
Donate Jan. 26-30, and receive a Big Blue Slam T-shirt. You'll also be entered to win tickets to the NCAA Men's Tournament 2nd and 3rd round in Louisville.

You can also donate Wed., Jan. 28, from noon to 7 pm at the third annual Rupp Arena Blood Drive. Donors get to take a free throw on the historic Rupp court and have a chance to win a locker room tour.


Big Blue Crush

Nov 17, 2014 - Nov 21, 2014 M&F - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM T,W,TH - 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Sat - 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Kentucky Blood Center donor centers (Lexington, Louisville, Pikeville, and Somerset) and mobile blood drives
Save lives and help Kentucky beat Tennessee in the annual Big Blue Crush blood battle. Donate blood Nov. 17-21. Learn more and schedule your appointment at


PODS® of Lexington Helps Kick Off Kentucky Blood Center’s Annual Blood Drive

Lexington, KY
PODS of Lexington is teaming up with Kentucky Blood Center (KBC) for a blood drive along with My Mix 94.5 on Friday, May 30, at the Beaumont Donor Center to kick off KBC’s summer promotion, “Livin’ by Givin’.”

This partnership is to raise awareness of the need for life-saving blood donations; just one donation can save up to three lives. Donors will receive a T-shirt upon their donation, and will be entered to win a vacation to Disney World. In addition, participants are encouraged to keep an eye out for the PODS container while My Mix 94.5 will be onsite from 12 – 2 p.m.

Denise Fields, 859.276.2534

Movie passes for donors

Kentucky Blood Center: Lexington (Beaumont & Andover), Somerset, and Pikeville Donor Centers
Save a life. See a movie. Donate at a KBC donor center Dec. 19-31 and receive a pair of movie passes., 800.775.2522,

Belfry Middle School Community Fair

May 17, 2013 9:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M.

Belfry Middle School Gymnasium
Community Health Fair
Blood drive with Kentucky Blood Center
Diabetes Coalition, Health Departments, Health/Nutrition/Exercise, Big Sandy CAP and many, many more!

Alice Smith

Wellness For Women

Aug 25, 2012 11:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M.

Salon and Wellness Spa Fitness & Yoga Studio 431 Southland Dr. Lexington, KY 40503
A FREE event with a focus on women's health. Vendors, Give-Aways, drawings, and much more! The Kentucky Blood Center will be here for blood donations. All donors will be entered in a drawing for a $100 Salon ASA Gift Certificate.

Paul at 859-276-5335 or Carol at 859-338-2099.

Andy Adkins Memorial Blood Drive

May 17, 2012 2:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.

Bloodmobile at Harlan Appalachian Regional Hospital Parking Lot
Participating in the annual "Charity Challenge" sponsored by Kentucky Blood Center and S&S Tires. Monetary rewards will be paid to the charities which recruit the most blood donors during the month of May. Donate here in Harlan on May 17th or at any blood drive or Ky. Blood Center location during the month of May and mention the name of our charity.

Greta Adkins