The Hoxworth Blood Center University of Cincinnati will celebrate Billy Joel & Elton John Week Sunday, February 23 to Saturday, February 28.
All blood and platelet donors will be automatically registered to win a pair of tickets to the sold out Face 2 Face concert at U.S. Bank Arena on Tuesday, March 10.
To schedule an appointment to donate, call (513) 451-0910. Appointments to donate blood are recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.
The minimum requirements to give blood are:
Age: At least 17 years old and in good general health (16 with signed parental consent) There is no upper age limit.
Weight: Minimum of 110 pounds.
Identification: Must provide photo I.D.
Food: Eat a good meal a minimum of four hours before giving.
Drink: Drink plenty of water or juice before and after donating.
Visit http://www.hoxworth.org/groups/Face2Face for more details.