blood donations

Kentucky Blood Center announces summer donation incentives

BY: - May 12, 2023

Saying the need for blood “doesn’t take a vacation” the Kentucky Blood Center is asking the public to donate in the coming months. As part of an “SOS” – Save our Summer – campaign, the center will give away tickets to amusement park Kings Island, LexLive movie tickets, gift cards, Rupp Arena concert tickets and, […]

Blood donations pour in following Louisville mass shooting

BY: - April 17, 2023

LOUISVILLE — Hundreds of people who had never before donated blood stepped forward to help following a mass shooting in Louisville a week ago.  The shooting left five dead, plus the shooter, whom police killed. Nine others were injured, including police officer Nickolas Wilt, who was working his fourth shift as a Louisville police officer […]

Blood donations needed in wake of mass shooting in Louisville

BY: - April 11, 2023

LOUISVILLE — While treating Louisville’s mass shooting victims, UofL Health staff used 170 units of blood, chief medical officer Dr. Jason Smith said Tuesday. That comes out to more than 80 donations.  The blood needed “far outstrips our hospital capacity,” Smith said at an 11:30 media briefing at Louisville Metro Hall. Kentucky’s chapter of the […]