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NBC and Telemundo CT Holds Blood Drive With Hartford Yard Goats & American Red Cross Today

Be an all-star for patients in need!

We are once again partnering with American Red Cross of Connecticut and the Hartford Yard Goats for our annual blood drive on Thursday, May 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The blood drive will take place in 2 different locations: Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford and Farmington Gardens in Farmington. For your safety, Covid-19 prevention measures will be reinforced in every facility.  

For those giving blood at Dunkin' Donuts Park, free parking will be available in the lot at the southeast corner of Main Street and Trumbull Street.

All donors will receive a ticket voucher to a Hartford Yard Goats home game valid from June 14 through 16 and one ticket to Six Flags New England valid through August 31, while supplies last.

While walk-ins are welcome, appointments are strongly encouraged. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit and enter sponsor code: NBCCT to schedule your appointment. You can speed up your donation process by completing “Rapid Pass" prior to your appointment. Click on “Start Rapid Pass” under the donate blood tab at

A single blood donation can save up to three lives. Step up to the plate and schedule your appointment today!

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