Donate blood, get a free t-shirt & a coney

List of donation sites and times
List of donation sites and times

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - FOX19 has partnered with Hoxworth Blood Center and Gold Star Chili for the fourth year in a row to present the, "Be a Chili Eatin', Blood Givin', Lifesavin' Rockstar" Summer Blood Drive Tour at a neighborhood near you.

The summer months bring lower than ideal donations with a higher than average usage.

Summer blood drive tour kicks-off at the Finneytown Gold Star location {link to Google Map} on Friday, May 24 between the hours of 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

During the tour, all registered donors will receive a free official Summer Tour T-Shirt and a Gold Star Cheese Coney!

Individuals who make a double red blood donation will receive a coupon for a free Gold Star Chili Double Decker Sandwich and those who make a platelet donation will receive a coupon for a free Gold Star Chili 3-way.

FOX19 returns as the official media partner for the Summer Tour with live broadcasts from Tour stops.

The Tour will include 43 drives or "stops" that will include twenty-seven Gold Star locations and sixteen Hoxworth Neighborhood Donor Centers.

Donors can visit or call (513) 451-0910 or (800) 830-1091 to schedule an appointment to donate. Due to the anticipated popularity of this event, appointments are encouraged.

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