Red Cross offering Bonnaroo tickets and music subscriptions for blood donors

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Amid the nationwide blood shortage, blood and platelet donations continue to be critical to meet hospital needs.

The American Red Cross is in an emergency need of blood and urges the public to make an appointment to give.

As a ‘thank you’ to those who donate between August 1-August 15, they will be automatically entered to win a VIP trip for two to the 2021 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. Those who donate in August will also receive a free 4-month subscription to Apple Music by email (new subscribers only) as part of their ‘Feel the Beat’ campaign.

Here is a list of upcoming blood donation opportunities:

Colbert County

  • August 6: Helen Keller Public Library, 511 N Main Street in Tuscumbia from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

DeKalb County

  • August 6: Ruhama Baptist Church, 3310 County Road 81 in Fort Payne from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Limestone County

  • August 11: Athens Limestone Visitors Center, 100 N Beaty Street in Athens from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Madison County

  • August 1: Huntsville Blood Donation Center, 1015 Airport Road SW, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
  • August 2: Huntsville Blood Donation Center, 1015 Airport Road SW, from 12:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
  • August 3: Huntsville Blood Donation Center, 1015 Airport Road SW, from 12:45 to 7:45 p.m.
  • August 4: Huntsville Blood Donation Center, 1015 Airport Road SW, from 10:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
  • August 6: Huntsville Blood Donation Center, 1015 Airport Road SW, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
  • August 7: Huntsville Blood Donation Center, 1015 Airport Road SW, from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
  • August 7: Church of the Highlands – Huntsville Campus, 330 Nance Road, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • August 8: Huntsville Blood Donation Center, 1015 Airport Road SW, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
  • August 9: Huntsville Blood Donation Center, 1015 Airport Road SW, from 12:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
  • August 10: Huntsville Blood Donation Center, 1015 Airport Road SW, from 12:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
  • August 11: Huntsville Blood Donation Center, 1015 Airport Road SW, from 10:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
  • August 11: Jackson Center, 6001 Moquin Drive NW, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • August 11: Rivertree Church – Downtown, 201 Marsheutz Avenue SE, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • August 13: Huntsville Blood Donation Center, 1015 Airport Road SW, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
  • August 14: Huntsville Blood Donation Center, 1015 Airport Road SW, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
  • August 15: Huntsville Blood Donation Center, 1015 Airport Road SW, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m

To make an appointment to donate, you can use the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org, or call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

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