Battle Creek Bombers and Michigan Blood Team-up for Community Blood Drive
Make a Winning Play and Save Lives!
Battle Creek, Mich. – Join the Battle Creek Bombers in helping to save lives during a blood drive on game day, Saturday June 28th. The event is a community partnership between the Bombers and Michigan Blood. Michigan Blood is the non-profit community blood center which provides all the blood to hospitals in the Battle Creek community including Bronson Battle Creek, the VA Medical Center, and Southwest Michigan Rehabilitation Center.
Not only will donors walk away with the good feeling they saved lives, they’ll also get a FREE TICKET to the Saturday night game, and a FREE MITTEN STATE t-shirt. The blood bus will be parked outside CO Brown Stadium from Noon-6 PM. Any healthy person 17 or older (or 16 with parental consent) who weighs at least 110 pounds may be eligible to donate. In order to make an appointment, go to miblood.org or call 1-866-MIBlood. Appointments are recommended, but walk-ins are also welcome. Visit https://donate.miblood.org/portal/ to make an appointment today!
Battle Creek Bombers
Saturday, June 28th
C.O. Brown Stadium
1392 Capital Avenue
Free Ticket and T-shirt for everyone who attempts to donate
About Michigan Blood
Founded in 1955, Michigan Blood is an independent, nonprofit blood bank that provides blood for hospitals throughout Michigan. Serving Michigan hospitals is the top priority for Michigan Blood, which collects more than 120,000 pints of blood each year at nine permanent donation sites and more than 3,700 mobile blood drives statewide. Related services available from Michigan Blood include a nationally recognized blood stem cell (marrow) program, therapeutic apheresis, DNA tissue-typing, transfusion medicine consultations, and Michigan’s first public cord blood bank. Michigan Blood is a member of America’s Blood Centers, a network of community blood banks spanning North America that together provide half the US blood supply. For more information, visit www.miblood.org.
The Battle Creek Bombers are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (DET) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League YouTube channel. For more information, visit www.battlecreekbombers.com