Free Kennywood Tickets to Be Given to Participants in July 6 Pitt Blood Drive

Issue Date: 
July 5, 2011

Donate blood and save a life.

The University of Pittsburgh’s Office of Community Relations and the Central Blood Bank of Pittsburgh are inviting Pitt faculty, staff, and students—and family members 16 year and older—to participate in a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 6 in the William Pitt Union’s Assembly Room.

Each donor will receive a free ticket to Pitt Day at Kennywood Park on July 30. The ticket includes a free lunch as well as the opportunity to win valuable prizes.

Appointments to donate blood can be scheduled either by logging onto and entering sponsor CU190020, or by contacting Gwen Watkins, community activities coordinator for Pitt’s Office of Community and Governmental Relations, 412-624-7702 or

While donors are encouraged to make an appointment to avoid a wait, walk-ins are welcome.