Orange and Blue Blood Drive

The University of Tennessee Volunteers easily tamed the University of Kentucky Wildcats in October, but the competition between these rivals isn’t over yet. The 28th Annual Battle of the Orange and Blue is scheduled for November 16th-20th. The event is a partnership between MEDIC Regional Blood Center in Knoxville and the Kentucky Blood Center in…

Tennessee/Florida Competition

While the Tennessee Volunteers are preparing to take on the Florida Gators on September 26th, the competition among fans of both teams is already heating up. Beginning Monday, September 14th, blood donors in Knoxville and Gainesville will be competing to see who can collect the most blood to help their community blood centers. On the…

Ticket Giveaway at Parrot Head Party

Our 11th Annual Parrot Head Party is scheduled for May 21st at MEDIC’s Downtown Donor Center on Ailor Avenue. We’re teaming up with the Smoky Mountain Parrot Head Club to put on a great event. All donors will be treated to a cheeseburger lunch, free Rita’s Italian Ice, a coupon for a free Chick-fil-A sandwich,…

14,460 Meals to Second Harvest

MEDIC Regional Blood Center is providing Second Harvest Food Bank with 14,460 meals thanks to the generosity of its blood donors. Typically, all MEDIC blood donors receive a t-shirt for donating blood, but during the month of February, donors had the option of receiving a shirt or donating the cost of the shirt to Second…