Anyone who attempts to donate before Jan. 13 at the winning donor center will be invited to the postseason party with fullback John Kuhn.
As the BloodCenter of Wisconsin recognizes January as National Blood Donor Month — honoring the generosity of donors who take time out of their schedules to give the gift of life — a local donation center is in the running to land a visit from Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn. The BloodCenter's Run Your Route has been extended to Jan. 13. The challenge has area donor centers competing for a postseason party with Kuhn. With a little more than a week left in the competition, the Greenfield center, 7210 W. Edgerton Ave., is currently third of 11 donor centers, behind Racine's and Manitowoc's donor centers, which are tied for first. Anyone who attempts to donate before Jan. 13 at the winning donor center will be invited to the postseason …
The Green Bay Packers fullback is teaming with the BloodCenter of Wisconsin for a blood donation challenge that runs through Jan. 6.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- David Cotey
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
BloodCenter of Wisconsin is launching a special Run Your Route blood donation challenge featuring Green Bay fullback John Kuhn. Kuhn was inspired to be a blood donor himself because of a serious motorcycle accident which involved his father in 1981. His dad, also named John, received several units of blood following the accident. “I’m grateful for the generosity of the blood donors who helped my father – and now I hope to encourage others to save lives,” said Kuhn in a statement. The challenge, which will run from Nov. 19 to Jan. 6, 2013, encourages donors to “run their route” to their local BloodCenter of Wisconsin donor center to donate blood. The donor center with the best turnout at the end of the challenge will win a post-season party…