Donate blood Wednesday, Nov. 23 at the official Skyline Chili Crosstown Shootout Blood Drive, sponsored by Skyline Chili and Hoxworth Blood Center. The drive will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kingsgate Marriott, 151 Goodman Drive. All donors will receive a free Skyline Cheese Coney and a limited edition Skyline Chili Crosstown Shootout T-shirt.
Donors will also be entered to win a variety of prizes ranging from signed basketballs and programs to a pair of tickets to the Skyline Crosstown Shootout game on Dec. 10, 2011.
Hoxworth is also hosting "Skyline Week,” starting Monday, Nov. 28 until Friday, Dec. 2. Each person who makes a blood donation during the week will receive a free cheese coney and a limited edition 2011 Skyline Crosstown Shootout T-shirt.
Donors can give at the following participating Neighborhood Donation Centers:
Monday 11/28: Hoxworth Mason and Hoxworth Western Hills
Tuesday 11/29: Hoxworth Tri-County
Wednesday 11/30: Hoxworth Downtown and Hoxworth Anderson
Thursday 12/01: Hoxworth Central
Friday 12/02: Hoxworth Blue Ash and Hoxworth Ft. Mitchell
For more information on blood donation or neighborhood center locations visit, www.hoxworth.org. To schedule an appointment, call 513-451-0910. Walk-ins are always welcome, but appointments are encouraged.
How to Donate:
Donating blood is safe and easy. Donors must be at least 17 years old (16 with a signed parental consent) and in good health. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds and bring identification to donate. It is recommended that donors eat a good meal and drink plenty of water within four hours before donating.