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…

Free Ticket to Comedy Show!

On Thursday, January 4th, MEDIC Regional Blood Center and Niswonger Performing Arts Center will be partnering to give away special tickets to blood donors for National Blood Donor Month. All donors who give blood at Niswonger on Thursday will receive a free ticket to the Country Cool Comedy Tour, which takes place on Saturday, January…