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Rock & Roll-Up Your Sleeves: 24th Annual WDVE Blood Drive

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

PITTSBURGH (May 6, 2024)— Get ready, Pittsburgh! Vitalant and 102.5 WDVE are teaming up for an extraordinary cause that could save countless lives. Mark your calendars for the 24th Annual WDVE’s Rock & Roll-Up Your Sleeves Blood Drive on June 26, 2024, from 9 AM to 7 PM at Highmark Stadium. This isn’t just a blood drive; it’s a celebration of community spirit and generosity, set to the rocking tunes of Pittsburgh’s favorite radio station.

Every two seconds, someone In the U.S. needs a blood transfusion. “Ensuring a sufficient blood supply during the summer is always challenging, and the pandemic has only intensified this need. With hospitals now requiring 30% more blood (American Hospital Association), your donation is more critical than ever. Join us at the WDVE blood drive—your generosity can save a life and bring hope to those in desperate need,” said Charlie Wilcox, Division Vice President, Vitalant.

• Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2024
• Time: 9 AM – 7 PM
• Location Highmark Stadium, 510 W. Station Square Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15219
• Parking: Free parking vouchers are provided to all donors to use when exiting the lot.

Make an impact and schedule your appointment now! Use Vitalant’s direct scheduling link or call 877-25-VITAL (84825). For more information, please visit vitalant.org/wdve.

Since 2017, Vitalant has collected over 1,080 units of blood at the summer WDVE drives and helped as many as 3,000 patients in area hospitals. Let’s demonstrate Pittsburgh’s community spirit by coming together and showing our strength at this year’s blood drive.

Generosity doesn’t go unnoticed! Each donor at the 24th Annual WDVE’s Rock & Roll Up Your Sleeves Blood Drive will receive exciting rewards, including:

• Riverhounds Game Vouchers: Redeemable for two tickets to an upcoming Pittsburgh Riverhounds soccer game at Highmark Stadium. Redeemable online via QR code at the blood drive only.
• Jeni’s Ice Cream: A complimentary scoop voucher.
• Voodoo Brewery: Complimentary snacks during the drive.

Additionally, all donors will be automatically entered into drawings for fantastic prizes, such as prepaid gift cards, autographed memorabilia, and concert tickets to some of the summer’s hottest shows. For the full list of giveaways and more information, visit vitalant.org/wdve. Don’t miss your chance to win big while saving lives!

Event Sponsors
Special thanks to our many sponsors that support this event:
• 102.5 WDVE
• Highmark Stadium
• Riverhounds
• Jeni’s Ice Cream
• Voodoo Brewery

About Vitalant
Vitalant (Vye-TAL-ent)) is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit blood and biotherapies healthcare organizations, providing hospitals and patients across the U.S. a safe blood supply, specialized laboratory services, transfusion medicine expertise, and world-renowned research. Individuals generously donating blood, volunteering, and giving financially are essential to our lifesaving mission. Learn more at vitalant.org.


June 26
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Highmark Stadium
510 W. Station Square Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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