Movie Tickets at Kentucky Blood Center Dec. 16, 2011

Blood Donors Can Give, Then Receive During the Holidays

Tickets in a box of popcorn.

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Donors will receive movie tickets or $10 gift cards when donating at Kentucky Blood Center now through Jan. 6.

At any of the four KBC donor centers – Beaumont and Andover in Lexington and Somerset and Pikeville – donors will receive two movie passes to an area cinema. Those who give blood at blood drives will receive a $10 gift card.

Everyone who registers to donate through Jan. 31 will also be automatically entered to win an entertainment package, which consists of the following:

  • 50” 3-D Smart TV
  • Blu-Ray home theater system
  • X-Box 360 with Kinect
  • Popcorn machine


“It’s important to keep the blood supply strong, especially through the holidays,” said Bill Reed, KBC president and CEO. “Even though many of us are focused on enjoying this time of year, the demand for blood doesn’t relax. Surgeries, emergencies, and traumas all continue, and it’s our mission to make sure our hospitals and patients have blood available at all times. We want to thank our generous donors and encourage them to give blood during the next few weeks.”

Donation locations and hours of operation can be found at or by calling 800.775.2522.

About Kentucky Blood Center

KBC, the largest FDA regulated blood bank in Kentucky, is a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring a safe, adequate blood supply for patients at nearly 70 Kentucky hospitals and clinics in more than 60 counties. KBC relies on volunteers to collect 400 pints of blood per day to meet area patients’ needs. Over the last year KBC distributed nearly 130,000 blood components.