Non-Profits Teaming Up to Honor Pat Summitt’s Legacy

0 March 18, 2019

March 18, 2019 – MEDIC Regional Blood Center partnered with The Pat Summitt Foundation in February to support their mission of funding organizations engaged in patient care, caregiver support, and Alzheimer’s disease clinical research.

Not only was former Lady Vol Coach Pat Summitt a blood donor, she was an advocate for MEDIC and the community blood supply. On countless occasions she worked to promote MEDIC’s mission and motivated her fans to roll up their sleeves.

From Monday, February 4th through Friday, February 8th, MEDIC committed to donating $10 per blood donation to support Coach Summitt’s legacy. This year’s total donation was $12,280.  

Representatives from the East TN Foundation, Pat Summitt Foundation and MEDIC posed for a photo during the check presentation this morning. Pictured in the photo are (L to R):Darren Ellis, MEDIC; Sunny Biden, The Pat Summitt Foundation; Jessica Renfro, East TN Foundation; Ashley Siferd, East TN Foundation; Kristy Altman, MEDIC; and Jim Decker, MEDIC.

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0 January 28, 2019

Non-Profits Teaming Up to Honor Pat Summitt’s Legacy

January 25, 2019 – MEDIC Regional Blood Center is rallying its donor base to help The Pat Summitt Foundation in its funding of organizations engaged in patient care, caregiver support, and Alzheimer’s disease clinical research.

Not only was former Lady Vol Coach Pat Summitt a blood donor, she was an advocate for MEDIC and the community blood supply. On countless occasions she worked to promote MEDIC’s mission and motivated her fans to roll up their sleeves.

As a way to say thank you and to recognize Coach Summitt for her accomplishments, MEDIC is asking its blood donors to “Give for Pat”.

From Monday, February 4th through Friday, February 8th, anyone who donates lifesaving blood at any MEDIC blood drive will be supporting Coach Summitt’s legacy. MEDIC will make a $10 donation The Pat Summitt Foundation for every donor who donates blood. MEDIC has set a goal of 1,500 donors.

Donors can give at any of the following locations (full list can also be found online at medicblood.org):