Late summer blood donations needed


DAYTON – Summer is rushing into fall and Community Blood Center is rewarding donors with multiple gift and prize opportunities for helping avoid a severe slump in the late-summer blood supply.

Register to donate Friday, Aug. 26, at the Dayton CBC Donation Center to enjoy free “Cloudy Days” cotton candy and get a free $10 Speedway gas or a $10 Kroger gift card. The free gift card giveaway continues Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Dayton CBC.

Make an appointment online at, call 937-461-3220 or download the new Donor Time app.

Aug. 22-27 is the final week of the August “Pick Your Prize” drawings. Everyone who registers to donate with CBC is entered in the final drawing. The winner will get to choose from a PlayStation 5 game console, a Solo Stove, a YETI Hopper Backpack Cooler or a Ring Video Doorbell Pro.

It is the “ninth inning” of CBC’s “Step Up to the Plate” summer campaign. Register to donate with CBC by Friday, Aug. 27 to be entered in the grand prize drawing to win four tickets to the Sept. 3 Reds vs. Rockies game followed by the Cole Swindell concert at Great American Ball Park, plus $100 in concession stand gift cards.

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