Join us on April 22
COLORADO SPRINGS — FOX21 News and Vitalant are once again teaming up for a blood drive this month, all to help local health agencies. This year, USA Wrestling is also joining in the effort, to help make it as successful as possible.
Here’s what you need to know
FOX21 Morning News & USA Wrestling Blood Drive
In partnership with Vitalant
Friday, April 22
5:00 AM – 10:00 AM
U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum
Data shows one in seven people who enter a hospital will require blood. Furthermore, every two seconds, someone needs blood.
This event will allow participants to give blood that will be used locally for transfusions, organ transplants, research, and trauma-related incidents.
Check your eligibility to donate here!
Virtual Blood Drive
Participating in the virtual blood drive is easy:
- Click the link below and make your pledge before you donate for the USA Wrestling virtual blood drive.
- Once you submit your pledge, you will be directed to schedule your appointment at any Vitalant donation location.
- When booking your appointment, use the same email address you used to pledge to donate.
- Your pledge and email address is all you need to ensure your donation counts
- Prepare for your donation by eating a healthy meal and drinking plenty of water. Remember to bring a photo ID
- Donate blood and save lives!
FOX21 Blood Drive Coverage
Want more information? Check out the video below to learn more about Vitalant and what you can expect when you participate in this year’s blood drive.