Blood Bash 2018 @ UCSD - University of California San Diego, San Diego [from 14 to 18 May]

Blood Bash 2018


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14 - 18
May
09:00 - 16:00

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UCSD - University of California San Diego
N Torrey Pines, San Diego, California 92093
BLOOD BASH IS BACK!
Red Cross at UCSD is hosting its fourth annual week-long blood drive event. This is the LARGEST blood donation event in SoCal! Our goal is to collect 400 units, which has the potential to SAVE 1200 LIVES.
ALL DONORS RECEIVE: FREE food and drinks. Also, by donating we will approve 5 VOLUNTEER HOURS.
PRIZES: All donors will be entered into a raffle to receive tickets to Knott's Berry Farm! We have hundreds of tickets to give away so all donors have a great chance to win!
INTER-GREEK LIFE/CLUB SPORTS COMPETITION: The competition is back! The IFC, PHC, and MGC greek organizations will be competing to collect the most blood donors (miniumum 10 donors). The organization that can achieve the ...most donors will win a prize of THEIR CHOICE (up to a $500 value). Amazing right?! In addition, org. members may bring someone from outside the org. to donate on their behalf and win points for them.
DATES AND LOCATIONS:
Blood Bash is a week long blood donation event happening during WEEK 7 (May 14-18). We are going to be on campus all week at these locations.
Monday: 5/14 Red Shoe/Bear — 10am-4pm
Tuesday: 5/15 Red Shoe/Bear — 10am-4pm
Wednesday: 5/16 PC East Ballroom — 10am-4pm
Thursday: 5/17 Red Shoe/Bear — 10am-4pm
Friday: 5/18 Red Shoe/Bear — 10am-4pm
Where can I signup to donate blood?
FIRST, make sure you are eligible to donate especially if you have traveled outside of the US recently: redcrossblood.org/donating-blood/eligibility-requirements
THEN
1) Go to redcrossblood.org or download the blood donor app and enter sponsor code: bloodbash
2) Pick your appointment date and time (will need basic info such as name and birthday for first-time online users).
3) DONE, you are now ready to save 3 or even 6 lives
4) (optional, but protip) complete your health survey online at redcrossblood.org/rapidpass on the day of your donation before you donate to save an extra 15min of time.
-WALKINS WELCOME, but may have longer wait time.
BEFORE DONATING:
•Be sure to get a good night's rest
•Eat breakfast (with iron: red meat, egg yolk, fish, beans, raisin)
•Drink A LOT of water. It will make donating faster and easier.
WHAT TO BRING:
•Photo ID (UCSD ID or Drivers License or Red Cross Donor Card)
•Your Blood
WHERE CAN I SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER
The UCSD Red Cross Club needs your help to make this event possible. We will keep track of, sign-off, or send volunteer hour verification if needed to participating orgs. You can also enter your hours at Red Cross Volunteer Connection. Currently we have the pleasure of hosting members of IFC, PHC, MGC, club sports teams, and many more to come. Individuals do not have to have experience in or training for blood drives prior to volunteering at Blood Bash!
Please contact Travis Fleming or Rajiv Vasudevan if you or your org have any questions about volunteering or donating at Blood Bash 2018
This is YOUR opportunity to save NOT ONE, but THREE to SIX lives! Be a hero. Donate Blood.
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