Tyler Junior College hosts 50 Gallon Challenge blood drive

Tyler Junior College hosts 50 Gallon Challenge blood drive

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Tyler Junior College is hosting a "50 Gallon Challenge" blood drive on March 19-23 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at different locations across the campus.

There will be a kick-off event Monday, March 19, at noon at the Rogers Student Center. Free pizza, drinks, games, and live entertainment will be featured at the kick-off event.

For six years, Tyler Junior College has teamed up with Carter BloodCare for the 50 Gallon Challenge.

TJC's Director of Student Life, Lauren Tyler, stated, "Tyler is a very giving community and we rely on their support to help us reach this big goal."

Donations can also be made at the Carter BloodCare Donor Center.

Those who give blood will be given a free t-shirt and entered to win prizes.

List of dates and locations:

Monday, March 19, "Movie Monday"

Donors receive a free movie ticket.

Donations can be made at Rogers Student Center Apache Rooms on Lake St. or mobile location at Robert M. Rogers Nursing & Health Sciences Center at the corner of Fifth St. and Fleishel Ave.

Tuesday, March 20, "Toss Up Tuesday"

Donors can play "cornhole" for double entries and a chance to choose between two prizes.

Rogers Student Center Apache Rooms or mobile location at Robert M. Rogers Nursing & Health Sciences Center.

Wednesday, March 21, "Winner Wednesday"

Every donor is a winner today!

Rogers Student Center Apache Rooms or mobile location at Intramural Field on Palmer Ave.

Thursday, March 22, "Thirsty Thursday"

Donors receive a free Starbucks gift card.

Rogers Student Center Apache Rooms or mobile location at Intramural Field on Palmer Ave.

Friday, March 23, "Frozen Friday"

Donors receive a free frozen treat and a scratch-off for a chance to win additional prizes.

Rogers Student Center Apache Rooms

For more information, please contact Tyler Junior College's Student Life and Involvement office at (903) 510-2797.

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