Give the Gift of Sports and Life at Blood Bank of Hawaii Blood Drives this Summer!

WHAT: Someone needs blood every two seconds, and every time you donate, you give someone another chance and life, laughter and memories. What could be better than that? Well this summer, every blood donation will bring an extra gift to a Special Olympics Hawaii athlete. Special Olympics Hawaii has partnered with Blood Bank of Hawaii, to hold two blood drives at the Special Olympics Hawaii Sports and Wellness Center (91-610 Maunakapu St. Ewa Beach, HI 96706) on June 6, 2021 and August 7, 2021, both from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.

You can sign up for the June 6 blood drive here:

You can sign up for the August 7 blood drive here:

WHEN: June 6, 2021 and August 7, 2021
Both from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

WHERE: Special Olympics Hawaii Sports and Wellness Center
91-610 Maunakapu St. Ewa Beach, HI 96706

DETAILS: Not only will you be donating blood, but for every donation you make from June 1 through August 31 to Blood Bank of Hawaii, Special Olympics Hawaii athletes will receive a piece of much-needed equipment or PPE. You’ll also be providing life-saving blood during this critical summer period when blood donations drop by as much as 15 percent. There’s only one source for blood, so let’s show up to support our athletes and the entire community!  
Donations are made by appointment only, so hurry before they fill up! To make an appointment visit or call (808) 848-4770.

Basic Donor Requirements: 
Be in good health!
Be 16 years or older! *(16–17 years old with BBH parental consent form) 
Weigh at least 110 pounds!
Have a photo ID with your birth date!

This is a great chance to visit the new Special Olympics Hawaii Sports and Wellness Center located next to the Salvation Army Kroc Center.

Tracey Bender

Special Olympics Hawaii is part of a global inclusion movement that uses sports, health, education, and leadership programs every day around the world to end discrimination against and empower people with intellectual disabilities. Since being founded in 1968, Special Olympics Hawaii has grown to serve more than 4,500 athletes and Unified partners on every island within the state of Hawaii. There is never a fee to any athlete or family to participate in Special Olympics programs.

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