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KBC blood donors get Kentucky Madness Final Four shirts Thursday, Friday and Saturday

The Cats are back in the Final Four, and
Kentuckians everywhere are showing their Big Blue support. At Kentucky
Blood Center (KBC) Thursday through Saturday, donors can prove they
bleed blue and receive a blue Kentucky Madness Dallas 2014 T-shirt,
perfect to wear for the big game on Saturday.

"It's a great time to be a Kentucky fan, and it's always a good time
for saving a life," said Bill Reed, KBC President and CEO.

To find a KBC donor center or blood drive, visit kybloodcenter.org
or call 800.775.2522.

Blood donors must be 17-years-old (16 with parental consent), weigh at
least 110 pounds, be in general good health, show a photo I.D. and meet
additional requirements. Sixteen-year-old donors must have a signed
parental permission slip, which can be found at kybloodcenter.org.

About 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 donate 400 pints of blood per day
to meet area patients' needs. Over the last year KBC distributed nearly
130,000 blood components.


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