BULLDOGS SUPPORT HOCKEY GIVES BLOOD
The Hamilton Bulldogs are pleased to support the Hockey Gives Blood initiative at the game at FirstOntario Centre Saturday February 16th at 7 pm against the Peterborough Petes.
Stop by the Hockey Gives Blood/Canadian Blood Services booth on the concourse to find out more.
WHAT: Hockey Gives Blood, a non-profit organization formed in the wake of the Humboldt tragedy, has partnered with Canadian Blood Services to create awareness among the hockey community of the importance of blood and stem cell donation.
Members of the Hamilton Bulldogs team will support the initiative by hosting Canadian Blood Services and blood recipient, Nicholas Clark at their February 16th game. Nicholas, who was born three months prematurely and needed blood transfusions to survive. Now 9 years-old, Nicholas is a happy, healthy boy thanks to the generous blood donations he received. Canadian Blood Services and Nicholas will host an information booth, where fans can learn more about becoming a blood or stem cell donor, meet Nicholas and have a chance to win a gift basket.
WHO: Canadian Blood Services, Hamilton Bulldogs and Nicholas Clark
WHEN: 6 pm – 8:30 pm
WHERE: First Ontario Centre, 101 York Blvd. Hamilton
VISUALS: Visit the Hockey Gives Blood booth.
To book an appointment today, locate a donor centre, check your eligibility and more, download the GiveBlood app available for iOS on the App Store or for Android on Google Play or visit blood.ca.
Follow Hockey Gives Blood on social media / @HockeyGivesBlood, @hkygivesblood,
Instagram @hockeygivesblood or visit www.hockeygivesblood.ca
About Canadian Blood Services
Canadian Blood Services is a not-for-profit charitable organization. Regulated by Health Canada as a biologics manufacturer and primarily funded by the provincial and territorial ministries of health, Canadian Blood Services operates with a national scope, infrastructure and governance that make it unique within Canadian healthcare. In the domain of blood, plasma and stem cells, we provide services for patients on behalf of all provincial and territorial governments except Quebec. The national transplant registry for interprovincial organ sharing and related programs reaches into all provinces and territories, as a biological lifeline for Canadians.
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