Roll Up Your Sleeve

Roll Up Your Sleeve
0 January 3, 2019

MEDIC Regional Blood Center is teaming up with WATE 6 On Your Side, Star 102.1 and Food City, to encourage those in East Tennessee to roll up their sleeves and give lifesaving blood. The annual Roll Up Your Sleeve blood drive is January 14th-18th. The event comes as MEDIC struggles to meet the needs of our local hospital. As people have been away during the holidays, the demand from our hospitals remains.

MEDIC will be holding blood drives at 25 different Food City stores. One donor at each Food City hosted blood drive will win a $25 Food City gift card. At the end of the week, every blood donor will be entered into another drawing for two tickets to the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Additionally, each person who donates blood will receive a MEDIC Roll Up Your Sleeve t-shirt and a coupon for a free appetizer from Texas Roadhouse.

In addition to the locations at Food City stores, WATE 6 On Your Side is also hosting a MEDIC blood drive on Thursday, January 17th from 11:30am-6:30pm. One donor who gives blood there will also win a $25 Food City gift card. Below is a list of all of the Roll Up Your Sleeve blood drive locations:

Monday, January 14th

Food City Hardin Valley (11501 Hardin Valley) 12pm-3pm

Food City Harriman (1130 South Roane St.) 12pm-6pm

Food City Oak Ridge (1199 Oak Ridge Turnpike) 12pm-6pm

Food City Oliver Springs (508 E Tri-County Blvd) 12pm – 6pm

Food City Middle Pike (9565 Middlebrook Pike) 4:30pm-7:30pm

Tuesday, January 15th

Food City (2755 Andrew Johnson Hwy.) 12pm-6pm

Food City Seymour (11503 Chapman Hwy) 12pm-6pm

Food City Tazewell (1410 North Broad St) 11am – 6pm

Food City Western Plaza (181 Western Plaza) 12pm-6pm

Wednesday, January 16th

Food City Alcoa (131 N Hall Rd) 12pm – 6pm

Food City Blaine (180 Rutledge Pike) 12pm-6pm

Food City Jefferson City (1507 Odell Dr.) 12pm – 6pm

Food City Maynardville (4344 Maynardville Hwy) 12pm-6pm

Food City Sevierville (741 Dolly Parton Pkwy) 12pm-6pm

Thursday, January 17th

WATE-TV 6 (1306 N Broadway) 11:30am-6:30pm

Food City Kodak (2946 Winfield Dunn Pkwy) 12pm – 6pm

Food City Morristown (1105 E. Morris Blvd.) 12pm-6pm

Food City Maryville East (2135 E. Broadway) 12pm-6pm

Food City Maryville West (1610 West Broadway Ave.) 12pm-6pm

Food City Powell (7350 Clinton Hwy) 12pm-6pm

Friday, January 18th

Food City Clinton (507 S. Charles G Seivers Blvd) 12pm-6pm

Food City Dandridge (123 West Hwy 25/70) 12pm-6pm

Food City Loudon (2799 Hwy 72 N) 12pm-6pm

Food City Vonore (2120 Hwy 411) 12pm-6pm

Food City Middlesboro (102 North 12th St.) 12pm – 6pm

Food City Lafollette (2221 Jacksboro Pike) 12pm-6pm

Donors can watch WATE 6 On Your Side or listen to Star 102.1 all week for more about this event and the impact blood donors are making in East Tennessee. All donors are encouraged to go to to determine whether they are eligible to give blood.

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