With the holiday season in full swing, there is a big need for blood donations.
KTUL-TV is partnering with the Oklahoma Blood Institute to fill that
Donors are invited to visit the OBI Tulsa Center, 4601 E 81st St.
Everyone who donates, will be entered to win a $500 American Express gift card.
It's being provided courtesy of the Bank of Oklahoma,
It will be given away December 21st, on Good Day Tulsa.
All blood donors will receive an OBI ball cap, health screenings and Donor Rewards Points, that are redeemable at OBI's online store.
Taking just one hour to donate blood, can make the difference of a lifetime for up to three patients.
Donors with Oklahoma Blood Institute provide every drop of blood needed by patients in 145 Oklahoma medical facilities.
This includes Saint Francis Health System, Cancer Treatment Center, Tulsa Spine and Specialty Hospital, and Tulsa Life Flight among the 27 medical facilities served in Tulsa and Northeast Oklahoma.
Tulsa Center hours are: Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 8:30am to 6pm; Wed 8:30 am to 5pm; and Sat 8am to noon.
Appointments are not required but can be made by calling Oklahoma Blood Institute at 877-340-8777.