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Dunkin’ and The Georgia Region of the American Red Cross Team up

Friday, February 26, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Dunkin’ and The Georgia Region of the American Red Cross Team up to Encourage Blood Donors Throughout March

Dunkin’ of Georgia and the Georgia Region of the American Red Cross to give out 10,000 vouchers for a free Classic Donut to blood and platelet donors

Atlanta, GA (February 22, 2021) – Throughout the winter months, the American Red Cross faces the challenge of collecting lifesaving blood products during this critical time of the year. To help recognize the importance of giving blood and platelets and honoring those who roll up a sleeve, Dunkin’ of Georgia is teaming up with the American Red Cross Georgia Region to provide 10,000 vouchers valid for a free Classic Donut from Dunkin’ for Red Cross donors throughout Georgia.

On Friday, February 26 at 9:00 AM, Dunkin’ and the American Red Cross will kick off the partnership at the Atlanta Red Cross Blood and Platelet Donation Center located at 1955 Monroe Drive NE. Throughout March, presenting Red Cross donors will receive a voucher for a free Classic Donut at participating mobile blood drives and select donor centers redeemable at participating Dunkin’ restaurants in the Georgia region, while supplies last.

As COVID-19 continues to affect everyday life, people may not be thinking about blood donation. However, blood and platelets are needed each day to help patients battling disease and facing the unexpected. Donating blood is an easy way to care for each other and ensure hospitals have the blood products patients rely on. All blood donations are currently being tested for COVID-19 antibodies, and those who test positive may be able to support patients suffering with COVID-19 through a convalescent plasma donation or by simply giving whole blood.

“During these challenging times, Dunkin’ and our local franchisees want to do all we can to support those who are giving back to our community,” said Katie Gaston, Field Marketing Manager, Dunkin’. “This program is a wonderful opportunity to encourage blood donations and ultimately help save lives. The need for blood remains constant and we’re excited that Dunkin’ can aid the American Red Cross’ collection efforts through this wonderful partnership.”

To schedule an appointment to donate blood, download the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enable the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device.

To learn more about Dunkin’, visit http://www.dunkindonuts.com/ or follow us on Facebook @DunkinUS, Twitter @dunkindonuts, or Instagram @Dunkin.

*OFFER NOT VALID ON MOBILE APP ORDERS. Offers and items are non-transferable and are not redeemable for cash. Items are available while supplies last. Limit one per customer per visit. Shop must retain coupon. May not be combined with other offers or promotions. No substitutions. Consumer must pay applicable tax. Void if copied, transferred or sold and where prohibited or restricted by law. Cash Value 1/20 of 1 cent. Good at participating Dunkin’ locations in Atlanta, Macon, Columbus and Albany, GA. Promotion valid for a limited time on behalf of Dunkin'.

WHEN:

Friday, February 26 | 9:00 – 10:00 AM

WHERE:

1955 Monroe Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30324

Important COVID-19 information for donors

The Red Cross is testing blood, platelet and plasma donations for COVID-19 antibodies. The test may indicate if the donor’s immune system has produced antibodies to this coronavirus, regardless of whether they developed symptoms. Red Cross antibody tests will be helpful to identify individuals who have COVID-19 antibodies and may qualify to be convalescent plasma donors. Convalescent plasma is a type of blood donation collected from COVID-19 survivors that have antibodies that may help patients who are actively fighting the virus. Donors can expect to receive the results of their antibody test within 7 to 10 days through the Red Cross Blood Donor App or the donor portal at RedCrossBlood.org.

The Red Cross is not testing donors to diagnose illness, referred to as a diagnostic test. To protect the health and safety of Red Cross staff and donors, it is important that individuals who do not feel well or believe they may be ill with COVID-19 postpone donation.

Each Red Cross blood drive and donation center follows the highest standards of safety and infection control, and additional precautions – including temperature checks, social distancing and face coverings for donors and staff – have been implemented to help protect the health of all those in attendance. Donors are asked to schedule an appointment prior to arriving at the drive and are required to wear a face covering or mask while at the drive, in alignment with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention public guidance.

Phone: (703) 659-3566

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