Thursday, August 14, 2008
Save-A-Life Blood Drive
This Saturday, August 16th, Our Washington Nationals and The American Red Cross are teaming up for their Annual "Saturday Save-A-Life Blood Drive. WTTG-TV 5 and WDCA-TV 20 are also participating. From 8AM to 2PM, anyone wishing to donate blood to The American Red Cross may do so at New Nationals Park inside The Conference Center.
Our Manager Manny Acta and Our Third Baseman Ryan Zimmerman will be on hand to greet donors from 12:30PM until 1:30PM that day. Anyone participating in the Blood Drive will also receive two free tickets to an upcoming September Home Game.
Complete Details in The Press Release:
Washington Nationals, WTTG-TV Fox 5 and WDCA-TV My20 Host Fourth Annual Save-A-Life Saturday Blood Drive to Benefit the American Red Cross
WHAT: The Washington Nationals, WTTG-TV FOX 5 and WDCA-TV My20 are teaming up with the American Red Cross for the Fourth Annual “Save-A-Life Saturday” to save lives through blood donation. All participants will receive two tickets to a Washington Nationals home game in September, an American Red Cross T-shirt and the knowledge that they’ve helped save a life. The 2007 Save-A-Life Saturday drive collected 140 pints of useable blood.
WHO: Washington Nationals second-year Manager Manny Acta, and WTTG-TV anchors Sue Palka and Tony Perkins taped television and in-stadium Public Service Announcements (PSA’s) to promote “Save-A-Life Saturday.”
Nationals Manager Manny Acta and Third Baseman Ryan Zimmerman will greet donors from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm to thank them for their contribution. WTTG-TV anchor Will Thomas will be on-site from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm to promote the event. Nationals Mascot “Screech” will also make an appearance.
WHEN: Saturday, August 16, 2008
8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Washington Nationals vs. Colorado Rockies
First Pitch – 7:10 pm
WHERE: Nationals Park
Conference Center 1500 South Capitol St, SE
Blood donors may enter Nationals Park through the Third Base Gate, located on South Capitol Street in between N St & Potomac Ave, SE .
For more information and/or to schedule your donation appointment, call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE.