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Local blood center hosting "Greek Week"

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

The Hoxworth Blood Center and University of Cincinnati will be hosting Geek Week, a technology raffle for donors at our Neighborhood Donor Centers the week of September 19th.

All donors at a Hoxworth Neighborhood Donor Center, Monday, September 19th through Saturday, September 24th will be automatically entered to win one of three technology prizes: an iPad2, Nook e-reader, or a Nintendo Wii package. Only three lucky winners will be selected.

Donors can visit www.hoxworth.org, or call (513) 451-0910 to schedule an appointment.

Here is where you can donate:

Monday, September 19th

  • Hoxworth Anderson
  • Hoxworth Blue Ash
  • Hoxworth Ft. Mitchell
  • Hoxworth Mason
  • Hoxworth Tri-County
  • Hoxworth Western Hills

Tuesday, September 20th

  • Hoxworth Anderson
  • Hoxworth Blue Ash
  • Hoxworth Downtown
  • Hoxworth Mason
  • Hoxworth Tri-County
  • Hoxworth Western Hills

Wednesday, September 21st

  • Hoxworth Anderson
  • Hoxworth Blue Ash
  • Hoxworth Central
  • Hoxworth Downtown
  • Hoxworth Ft. Mitchell

Thursday, September 22nd

  • Hoxworth Anderson
  • Hoxworth Central
  • Hoxworth Downtown
  • Hoxworth Ft. Mitchell
  • Hoxworth Mason
  • Hoxworth Tri-County

Friday, September 23rd

  • Hoxworth Blue Ash
  • Hoxworth Central
  • Hoxworth Ft. Mitchell
  • Hoxworth Tri-County
  • Hoxworth Western Hills

Saturday, September 24th

  • Hoxworth Blue Ash
  • Hoxworth Ft. Mitchell
  • Hoxworth Tri-County

According to Hoxworth donating blood is safe and easy. You must be at least 17 years old (16 with a signed parental consent) and in good health. You 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.

Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati, founded in 1938, we serve 32 hospitals in 17 counties in Southwestern Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeastern Indiana. Annually, Hoxworth collects over 90,000 units of blood from local donors to help save the lives of patients in our area hospitals. At least 350 volunteer blood donors and 40 volunteer platelet donors are essential each day to keep up with the demands of tri-state hospitals and their patients.

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