Final score: Kentucky 1653, Florida 1569
Thank to all who donated!
Save a life, and show your Wildcat pride. Donate blood Jan. 23-27 to help Kentucky slam the Gators in the annual Big Blue Slam blood battle.
Donate blood, and you’ll receive a commemorative Slam T-shirt, perfect for showing your Wildcat pride during basketball season. And it’s never too early to think about March Madness. Donate during Slam, and you’ll also be entered to win tickets to the NCAA First and Second Rounds in Indianapolis.
Click here to find a Slam drive near you. KBC’s five donor centers will be open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. during Slam. Metropolitan Donuts and Coffee will bring blue & white mini donuts to Beaumont Donor Center on Monday and Friday morning.
You can also donate at the fifth annual Rupp Arena Blood Drive on Tuesday, Jan. 24 from 10 am – 6:30 pm. Donors will get an up-close view of the Cats’ home court and get to take shots on the same floor where so many basketball legends have delivered the thrill of victory to the Big Blue Nation. Texas Roadhouse will also provide food for donors.
Those of you made your second Bleed Blue Donor Club donation during Big Blue Crush are just one donation away from earning your KBC “I Bleed Blue” hooded sweatshirt. You’ll get it when you donate during Big Blue Slam at a donor center, UK drive or Rupp Arena.
Big Blue Slam is a friendly competition between the blood donors of Kentucky and Florida. It’s a fun tradition, but most importantly, Slam donations help ensure enough blood is on the shelves for the thousands of Kentucky and Florida patients who will require transfusions during the winter.
Monday, Jan. 23
Wednesday, Jan. 25
Thursday, Jan. 26
UK Chem/Phys Building Rm. 114 — 10 am – 4 pm
UK Singletary Center — 10 am – 6 pm
UK Johnson Center — 1 – 7:30
Morgan County Community — 11:30 am – 6 pm
Madison County Public Library – Richmond Branch — 11 am – 5 pm
Friday, Jan. 27