Medic Blood Center hosts annual UT vs. UF blood drive

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)-- Despite Hurricane Irma, Medic Regional Blood Center and LifeSouth Blood Center decided to move ahead with the annual UT vs. UF blood drive.

Last year was the first year since the competition began in 2006 that UT won both on the field and in the blood drive. Donors can help continue UT's blood drive winning streak by donating at the following locations:

9/14/17:

MEDIC Knoxville Donor Center – 1601 Ailor Avenue, 8am-6:30pm
MEDIC Farragut Donor Center – 11000 Kingston Pike, 7am-6:30pm
MEDIC Crossville Donor Center – 79 S. Main, Noon-6pm (CDT)
UT HPER Building, 11am-7pm
Books-A-Million in Oak Ridge 10am – 6pm
Lowe’s in Harriman 10am – 6pm
Provision Center for Proton Therapy (1400 Dowell Springs Blvd) 9am – 5pm
Walmart Morristown (475 South Davy Crockett Pkwy) 10am – 6pm
Walmart in Oneida 10am – 6pm

9/15/17:

MEDIC Knoxville Donor Center – 1601 Ailor Avenue, 8am-6:30pm
MEDIC Farragut Donor Center – 11000 Kingston Pike, 6am-5:30pm
MEDIC Crossville Donor Center – 79 S. Main, 8am-4pm (CDT)
UT HPER Building, 11am-7pm
New Midland Plaza Alcoa (115 N Calderwood St) 10am – 6pm
Provision Center for Proton Therapy (1400 Dowell Springs Blvd) 9am – 5pm
Walmart in Athens 10am – 6pm
Walmart in Lenoir City 10am – 6pm
Walmart in Newport 10am – 6pm

As a thanks for participating, all donors will receive a special edition UT/UF 2017 t-shirt and coupons for a free, small one-topping Papa John's pizza, a small Petro from Petro's Chili and Chips, a free Wendy's Frosty and a free appetizer from Texas Roadhouse.