Posts tagged blood

Donate blood, get a chance to win a $5,000 shopping spree

   July 17, 2014 5:00 am    0

The Community Blood Bank is offering blood donors a chance to win a $5,000 shopping spree to Off-Road Express from now through Aug. 30. Off-Road Express sells snowmobiles, ATVs, motorcycles, dirt bikes, watercraft, motocross bikes, and other types of recreational vehicles, as well as parts and accessories. Donors must be at least 17 years old…


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First 75 blood donors on Friday get ‘Pleasant’ reward

   February 13, 2014 3:53 pm    0

The Community Blood Bank — which is still experiencing a large blood shortage — has teamed up with Mount Pleasant Ski Resort in Edinboro to make the most of our cold, snowy winter. The first 75 blood donors on Friday will receive either two two-hour tubing passes or an adult all-day lift ticket for the…


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Community Blood Bank giving away free pizzas on Monday

   December 28, 2013 6:00 am    0

A moderate blood shortage continues in Erie. The recent snowy weather has contributed to numerous accidents in the area, with some of them being quite serious. As a result, local hospitals have needed more blood than expected. If you can, please take 30 minutes next week to head over to the Blood Bank, at 2646 Peach St.,…


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Donate blood, get a chance to win NFL tickets

   September 20, 2013 1:37 pm    0

Everyone who donates blood at the Erie Community Blood Bank in the month of September will be entered into a drawing for four tickets to the Nov. 10 Steelers/Bills game in Pittsburgh. This is a great prize for any Steelers or Bills fan, as the tickets are worth about $1,000. The Blood Bank, 2646 Peach…


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Donate blood Tuesday, get free pizza

   July 15, 2013 2:39 pm    0

The Erie Community Blood Bank is facing very severe blood shortages in every type of blood, especially O-negative and A-negative. On Tuesday, the first 101 blood donors will receive a free large one-topping pizza from Pizza Hut. Plus, during July, each week one donor wins a $250 Country Fair gas card. The blood bank, 2646…


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4 ways to give back this weekend

   May 17, 2013 12:41 pm    0

Looking for some ways to help out this weekend? Here’s a roundup of some volunteer and fundraising opportunities in Erie County. If you have any suggestions for future posts, please send me an e-mail at or drop off your announcement at the Erie Times-News, 205 W. 12th St. 1. Give blood. Memorial Day weekend is traditionally…


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Community Blood Bank to give donors pizzas in celebration of Festivus

   December 20, 2012 9:59 am    0

The Community Blood Bank is celebrating Festivus by giving the first 101 donors on Friday a free large one-topping pizza from Pizza Hut. The blood bank will have a decorated Festivus pole, miracles (free pizza,) feats of strength (giving blood) and the airing of grievances on Twitter (follow along at @OurDonorsSave.) “Festivus for the rest…


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Blood bank to offer free doughnuts to Black Friday donors

   November 21, 2012 11:16 am    0

Here’s a Black Friday promotion that won’t have long lines. The Community Blood Bank will give the first 100 donors on Black Friday a coupon for a free dozen of doughnuts from Krispy Kreme. “Giving blood is one of the best ways to get in the holiday spirit,” said Dan Desrochers, director of marketing at…


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Help others weather the storm by giving blood

   October 30, 2012 11:16 am    0

The Community Blood Bank urges Erie residents to consider donating blood in light of the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy. The blood bank is part of a national network of blood centers that may be called upon to assist banks in affected areas. There are two blood drives planned for today. The first is at…


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Blood bank donors entered to win trip to Walt Disney World

   August 13, 2012 12:35 pm    0

Blood donors at the Community Blood Bank during the month of August will be entered to win a trip for four to Walt Disney World in Orlando. The trip, valued at $4,000 and including airfare, hotel stay and four Park-hopper tickets, is available to donors at the blood bank, at 2646 Peach St., and on…


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