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5 (Great) Reasons to Give Blood This Summer

Chances are, giving blood is somewhere on your to-do list. But let’s face it: the summer months get busy (and it’s so beautiful outside!).

If you–like most of us–could use an extra nudge to roll up your sleeve, check out these five donor perks available now. From free food and beer to concert tickets and a snazzy Bloodworks hoodie, there’s something to entice every life saver at heart.

1. (Free) Brunch on Bloodworks

Who: All blood donors
When: Every Sunday–ongoing
Where: Bellevue, Federal Way, Lynnwood, North Seattle, Seattle, and Tukwila donor centers

We’ve got your Sunday brunch plans covered. Enjoy a fresh bagel sandwich from Einstein Bros. when you give blood at six of our donor centers Sunday mornings. (While supplies last–come in early because these sandwiches move faster than hotcakes!)

Schedule Your Sunday Brunch Donation

2. Get a Pint for Your Pint

Who: Blood donors 21+
When: July 22-Aug. 25
Where: North Seattle, Everett, Tukwila and Silverdale donor centers

Donate a pint of blood at select donor centers, get a voucher for a pint of beer from some of the best local breweries–it’s as simple as that. Visit our website to see eligible centers and dates.

Find a Participating Pint for Pint Donor Center

3. Gear Up on Platelet Power Weekends

Who: All platelet donors
When: Every Saturday and Sunday–ongoing (hoodies available through Labor Day)
Where: All Bloodworks donor centers

Get a redeemable code to the Bloodworks Store when you give platelets any Saturday or Sunday. Tote bags, t-shirts, water bottles are just a few of the items you can choose. As a special motivator, you can snag our donor favorite Bloodworks zip-up hoodie when you book your weekend platelet donation now through Labor Day!

Schedule Your Weekend Platelet Donation

4. Give & Go With Seattle Storm Basketball

Who: All blood donors
When: Through Aug. 15
Where: All Washington Bloodworks donor centers

With the best record in the WNBA, the Seattle Storm is the team to beat–and you’ll get two tickets to catch the action when you register to give blood at any of our donor centers. Look for an email with a redeemable ticket code following your appointment.

Schedule Your Give & Go Donation

5. Bloodworks Live Studio Concert Tickets

Who: All blood donors
When: First Thursday of every month
Where: Bloodworks Live Studio in Portland

Music lovers, take note: You’ll get free tickets to intimate concerts with artists like Ed Sheeran, Death Cab for Cutie and Brandi Carlile when you register for first Thursday drives at Portland’s Bloodworks Live Studio.

Find an Upcoming Bloodworks Live Studio Drive

July 19, 2018 4:34PM

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