August 12, 2022

NATS: Washington Nationals 2nd Summer Blood Drive

Washington Nationals Team Up With Inova Blood Donor Services
for Second Blood Drive of the Summer

WHAT: The Washington Nationals, in partnership with Inova Blood Donor Services, will host their second blood drive of the summer on Saturday, August 25 in the Nationals Park Conference Center from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Those who donate blood will receive two tickets to a future Nationals game and an exclusive Nationals T-shirt, as well as opportunities to win autographed memorabilia and take a behind-the-scenes tour of Nationals Park.

Inova Blood Donor Services supplies lifesaving blood and blood products to 15 different hospitals in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Blood donations make a difference in the lives of cancer patients, trauma patients, newborns suffering from complications, as well as those undergoing surgery or receiving an organ transplant. More than 250 units of blood are required daily to meet the needs of local patients and as many as three lives may be saved with every donation.

Appointments to donate blood are required. Interested donors should call 1-866-BLOODSAVES (256-6372) or visit inova.org/donateblood.

WHEN: Saturday, August 25
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

WHERE: Nationals Park Conference Center – 1500 South Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003

PARKING: Blood donors may park for FREE in Nationals Park’s Lot B, located at the corner of South Capitol Street and N Street, SE. Donors should enter the ballpark through the Center Field Gate.

About Cheryl Nichols

Cheryl Nichols is a Columnist and Photographer for District Sports Page. She is credentialed to cover the Washington Capitals and has reported on the community service and fan events since 2006. Cheryl has been published in The Washington Post and many other local media. She was a credentialed photographer for the 2010 season covering the Washington Nationals. You can follow her on Twitter @cnichols14.

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