Summer Blood Drive
Did you know your blood can save lives?
Join us for our Summer Blood Drive on Saturday, August 31 hosted by Vitalant. You'll be a hero!
The Donor Mobile will be stationed in front of the main entrance of the park and open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Each donor will receive a free ticket to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom.
While limited walk-up appointments are available, we encourage you to schedule an appointment ahed of time on the BloodHeroes web site.
- Arrive well nourished and hydrated before donating
- Get a good night's sleep
- Be sure to bring your personal identification, such as photo I.D. (driver's license, work or school ID with picture and full name), or passport.
- You must be age 16 or over
- Weight should be at least 110 lbs.
- Be prepared to list all countries (and cities/areas) you have visited within the past 12 months
- Wear a top with loose-fitting sleeves so that the nurses can check your blood pressure and locate the best vein to use to collect your blood
10 Reasons to Donate Blood
- Blood transfusions save lives
- There is no substitute for human blood
- Every three seconds, someone needs a blood transfusion
- About 1 in 7 people entering a hospital need blood
- One pint of blood, separated into components, can help up to three people
- Offers a way to give back to your community
- You will receive free wellness screenings, including blood pressures, cholesterol and iron level every time you donate
- You will learn your blood type
- You will earn hero reward points toward goodies, including a free admission ticket to the park!
- It is safe, simple and it saves lives