The Philadelphia Eagles and the American Red Cross are teaming to host a massive blood drive at eagles training camp on July 26. The event runs from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be held in the Stabler Arena at Lehigh University.
Its an unfortunate reality that blood donations decline in the summer due to vacations, holidays and the absence of high school and college blood drives. The Eagles hope their fans can contribute 1,200 units of blood to offset these factors and help the Red Cross maintain a stable local blood supply.
As a special thank you, everyone making and keeping an appointment to donate will receive a gift bag filled with great Eagles gear including the 2008 Eagles yearbook. The team will also give 150 random donors will win a pair of V.I.P. field passes for that day’s training session, and 6 donors will wear a pair of tickets to an Eagles regular season home game complete with tailgate passes.
The Red Cross will provide refreshments as well as plenty of bottled water for all blood donors.
Everyone interested must male a blood donation appointment by visiting pleasegiveblood.org or calling 1-800–GIVE-LIFE.