UT/UF 2018

While the Tennessee Volunteers are preparing to take on the Florida Gators on September 22nd, the competition among fans of both teams is already heating up. Beginning Monday, September 10th, blood donors in Knoxville and Gainesville will be competing to see who can collect the most blood to help their community blood centers. The VOLS…

Free Fair Tickets

MEDIC is once again partnering with the Tennessee Valley Fair. Anyone who donates lifesaving blood September 4th-7th will receive a ticket for free admission to this year’s fair. Below is a list of locations: Tuesday, September 4th: MEDIC Knoxville Donor Center 8am – 6:30pm MEDIC Farragut Donor Center 7:30am – 7pm MEDIC Crossville Donor Center…

Skip The Shirts

Zoo Knoxville and MEDIC Regional Blood Center are teaming up to gather lifesaving blood and help support the zoo’s mission all month. Normally, donors would receive a free t-shirt after their donation. This month, though, MEDIC is letting people choose to opt out of the free t-shirt and donate the cost of it directly to…

Give blood for E. coli patients

MEDIC Regional Blood Center is working with two East Tennessee families whose children were hospitalized after being infected with E. coli. In June, several children were treated at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital for E. coli. At least three of those patients received lifesaving blood products as part of their treatment. Now, the community is being…

Pint for a Pint

Pint for a Pint is Back: Free Ice Cream for All Donors MEDIC Regional Blood Center is once again teaming up with Bruster’s Ice Cream to save lives in East Tennessee. Everyone who donates blood at a MEDIC blood drive on Wednesday, June 27th or Thursday, June 28th will receive a coupon for a free…

Give for Pat Week

MEDIC Regional Blood Center is once again teaming up with Alumni Hall in an effort to help The Pat Summitt Foundation. In 2017, the three organizations launched a historic partnership to honor former Lady Vols Head Basketball Coach Pat Summitt while also helping the foundation which bears her name. During “Give for Pat Week”, $10…