Donate blood, get Coney Island tickets

The Hoxworth Blood Center and the University of Cincinnati are teaming up to collect blood donations in their Coney Island Day on Friday.

On June 10, five Hoxworth Blood Centers will be participating in the Coney Island Day. All donors will receive a free Sunlite Pool and Classic Ride Combo Ticket to Coney Island. The locations for the Coney Island Day are:

Hoxworth Blue Ash
9708 Kenwood Road
10:30am - 6pm

Hoxworth Central at UC
3130 Highland Avenue
6:30am - 4pm

Hoxworth Ft. Mitchell
2220 Grandview Drive
10:30am - 6pm

Hoxworth Tri-County
11812 Springfield Pike
10:30am - 6pm

Hoxworth Western Hills
2041 Anderson Ferry
10:30am - 6pm

Because of the anticipated popularity of this event, appointments are encouraged. Donors should call 513-451-0910 or visit the Hoxworth website. Walk-in donors are also welcomed.

Donors must be at least 17-years-old or 16-years-old with signed parental consent and in good health. Individuals must also weigh at least 110 pounds and have identification.

It is recommended that donors eat a good meal and drink plenty of water within four hours of donating.