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Blood drive donors can register to win new car

Vitalant effort goes through September

Posted 6/11/21

Anyone donating blood now through Sept. 10 with Vitalant will be automatically entered to win a 2021 VW Tiguan 2.0T S.

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Blood drive donors can register to win new car

Vitalant effort goes through September

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Anyone donating blood now through Sept. 10 with Vitalant will be automatically entered to win a 2021 VW Tiguan 2.0T S.

The seven Valley Volkswagen dealers have donated the car and partnered with Vitalant in the 13th annual campaign to help inspire more people to give blood this summer. Ten finalists will be drawn to participate in the grand prize ceremony.

Visit donors.vitalant.org or call 1-877-25-VITAL (1-877-258-4825) for location information and donation appointments.

During the three-month summer campaign with Valley Volkswagen Dealers, Vitalant hopes to attract nearly 50,000 blood donors to save lives in Arizona hospitals.

“The seven Valley Volkswagen Dealers genuinely believe in giving back to the communities in which we live and do business,” said Lunde’s Peoria Volkswagen GM Troy Dosch on behalf of the dealerships. “What better way is there than to support Vitalant in their efforts to make sure there is an adequate blood supply for those in need.”

Vitalant hopes to motivate people to donate more often this summer to earn additional chances to win the 2021 VW Tiguan.

“While donors are generally eligible to give blood every eight weeks, the majority (65%) donate just once a year,” said Sid Lewis, Sr. Director of Donor Recruitment for the Vitalant Southwest Division.

A West Valley donor center is located at 18583 N. 59th Ave., in Glendale, and is open 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays; and 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

Other Glendale locations throughout June include:

• 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, June 18: Arrowhead Towne Center, 7700 W. Arrowhead Towne Center

• 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 19: IHO Bryce Pasco, 3951 W. Happy Valley Road

• 8 a.m.-noon Wednesday, June 23: Arizona Automotive Institute, 6829 N. 46th Ave.

• 6-10 p.m. Wednesday, June 23: Arizona Automotive Institute, 6829 N. 46th Ave.

• 8 a.m.-noon Thursday, June 24: Arizona Automotive Institute, 6829 N. 46th Ave.

• 6-10 p.m. Thursday, June 24: Arizona Automotive Institute, 6829 N. 46th Ave.

• 8 a.m.-noon Friday, June 25: Sam’s Club #4732, 18501 N. 83rd Ave.

• 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 26: Blue Ribbon Army, 5959 W. Brown St.

• 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, June 27: Camelback Community Church, 7634 W. Camelback Road

• 1-5 p.m. Wednesday, June 30: Glendale Elementary School District, 7301 N. 58th Ave.

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