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Join the Celebration of Heroes Blood Drive on Tuesday, October 20

Join Kyle Kraska,News 8, and iHeart Radio for our day of giving to support The American Red Cross.

SAN DIEGO — Join Kyle Kraska, News 8, The American Red Cross and iHeart Radio for our DAY OF GIVING.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Pechanga Arena
3500 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego
Social distancing and health regulations implemented

REGISTER TO DONATE BLOOD

To donate blood, please click here to make your appointment.

The American Red Cross is testing all blood, platelet and plasma donations for COVID-19 antibodies. This testing may provide critical insight into whether donors may have possibly been exposed to this coronavirus. 

WHY DONATE?

“Time and time again, San Diego has answered the call when our blood supply becomes critically low,” said Kyle Kraska, sports director, NEWS 8.

“Now, COVID-19 has also presented challenges for our San Diego Food Bank as it is distributing more than twice the monthly meals to San Diegans in need. These concurrent drives will go a long way to satisfying two of our most urgent needs.”

About the American Red Cross

To learn more about The American Red Cross Blood Donation, please visit www.redcrossblood.org

DAY OF GIVING AUG 18 RECAP

Thank you for joining News 8, The American Red Cross and Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank, Jersey Mike’s Subs and iHeart Media for our Day of Double Giving on August 18, 2020.

The American Red Cross collected 133 units of blood at the event which will help positively impact 399 lives!

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