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Red Cross Joins Forces with WONDER WOMAN 1984 to Save the Day for Patients in Need

This July, the American Red Cross and WONDER WOMAN 1984 are joining forces to save the day for patients in need of lifesaving blood transfusions. The Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donors this summer, as the COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented supply challenges amid this uncertain environment. Additionally, despite states lifting stay-at-home orders and reopening, many blood drives at businesses and community organizations continue to be cancelled as these locations remain closed or restrict the number of individuals at any location.

 

 

Red Cross Joins Forces with WONDER WOMAN 1984 to Save the Day for Patients in Need

 

 

Red Cross Joins Forces with WONDER WOMAN 1984 to Save the Day for Patients in Need

Give blood July 1-31 and earn a chance to win an epic prop replica giveaway from

the new Warner Bros. Pictures film, in theaters October 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (July 6, 2020) — This July, the American Red Cross and WONDER WOMAN 1984 are joining forces to save the day for patients in need of lifesaving blood transfusions. The Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donors this summer, as the COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented supply challenges amid this uncertain environment. Additionally, despite states lifting stay-at-home orders and reopening, many blood drives at businesses and community organizations continue to be cancelled as these locations remain closed or restrict the number of individuals at any location.

 

As part of the partnership, the Red Cross is organizing an epic prop replica giveaway from the new Warner Bros. Pictures film WONDER WOMAN 1984, due to hit theaters nationwide on October 2, to thank those who roll up a sleeve and help patients battling illness and injury. Those who present to donate July 1-31 will automatically be entered for a chance to win an authentic WONDER WOMAN 1984 movie prop replica package, which includes the Golden Lasso and a pair of Gauntlets, identical to WONDER WOMAN’s from the film.*

 

Now is the time to help patients fight back. If you are feeling well, please make an appointment to give by using the Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enabling the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device.

“In times of crisis, new superheroes often emerge, and new alliances are forged. The Red Cross is thrilled to partner with WONDER WOMAN 1984 to encourage and thank fans and blood donors alike for being superheroes for patients in need by giving blood in July,” said Wendy Yarbrough, donor services executive of the American Red Cross Central Ohio Blood Services. “Blood donors have a unique super power—lifesaving blood. Blood cannot be manufactured, and donors are the only source for patients in need.”

 

Be a SUPERHERO

Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood—kids battling cancer, accident victims being raced into emergency rooms, and new moms with complicated childbirths. Unfortunately, superheroes are in short supply as only 3 out of 100 Americans donate blood.

 

While tens of thousands of donors gave blood in response to an initial blood shortage caused by this coronavirus outbreak, it’s important to remember that red blood cells must be transfused within 42 days of donation, and platelets within just five days, so they must constantly be replenished.

 

 

Upcoming blood donation opportunities, July 6-20:

 

Perry County

 

New Lexington

7/15/2020: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Ludowici - Local 505, 4757 Tile Plant Rd., PO Box 69

 

New Straitsville

7/7/2020: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., New Straitsville United Methodist Church, 101 Clark St.

 

Thornville

7/11/2020: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Thornville Masonic Lodge, 44 E. Columbus Street

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Athens County

 

Albany

7/9/2020: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Christ Community Wesleyan Church, 6275 Kenny Memorial Dr.

 

Athens

7/7/2020: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., O'Bleness Hospital, 55 Hospital Drive

7/9/2020: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Athens County Chapter, 100 May Ave.

7/15/2020: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Bickle Insurance, 84 Columbus Circle

 

Nelsonville

7/6/2020: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Nelsonville Church of the Nazarene, 15275 St. Rt. 691

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Coshocton County

 

Coshocton

7/10/2020: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Jeff Drennen Chrysler, 1921 Otsego Avenue

 

Fresno

7/16/2020: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Valley View Health Clinic, 32327 State Route 643

 

West Lafayette

7/17/2020: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Kirk Street Event Center, 113 S. Kirk Street

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Fairfield County

 

Lancaster

7/6/2020: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 343 E. Walnut St.

7/7/2020: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 343 E. Walnut St.

7/15/2020: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., X Church, 1635 River Valley Circle South

7/18/2020: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Johns Family Community Blood Drive, 343 E. Walnut St.

 

Lithopolis

7/11/2020: 7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., Lithopolis United Methodist Church, 80 N. Market Street

 

Pickerington

7/8/2020: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Pickerington Church of the Nazarene, 11775 Pickerington Rd. NW

7/20/2020: 1:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., American Legion Post 283, 7725 Refugee Rd. N.W.

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Fayette County

 

Washington Court House

7/6/2020: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Crossroads Christian Church, 175 Halliday Way

7/7/2020: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, 301 East Market Place

7/10/2020: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Fayette County Victim Witness Division, 133 S. Main St.

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Guernsey County

 

Cambridge

7/8/2020: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., First Baptist Church, 136 E 8th St

7/10/2020: 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Guernsey County Crossroads Branch Library, 63500 Byesville Road

7/19/2020: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Community Health Link, 1205 Clark Street

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Hocking County

 

Logan

7/14/2020: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Church of the Nazarene, 650 Walhonding

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Licking County

 

Heath

7/7/2020: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Boeing Guidance Repair Center, 801 Irving-Wick Drive West

 

Hebron

7/9/2020: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Village of Hebron Offices, 934 W. Main Street

 

Newark

7/6/2020: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Licking County Chapter House, 143 South 30th Street

7/7/2020: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 West Main Street, Doctors Park Building 5 - South

7/10/2020: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 West Main Street, Doctors Park Building 5 - South

7/12/2020: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., Highwater Church, 1213 Dutch Lane Road

7/13/2020: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Licking County Chapter House, 143 South 30th Street

7/14/2020: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 West Main Street, Doctors Park Building 5 - South

7/16/2020: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Licking County Chapter House, 143 South 30th Street

7/17/2020: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 West Main Street, Doctors Park Building 5 - South

7/17/2020: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Licking County Chapter House, 143 South 30th Street

 

Pataskala

7/13/2020: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Tri Village Christian Church, 7509 E. Broad St SW

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Madison County

 

Plain City

7/9/2020: 2 p.m. - 8 p.m., Haven Fellowship Church, 7730 Converse-Huff Road

7/15/2020: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Haven Fellowship Church, 7730 Converse-Huff Rd

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Muskingum County

 

Frazeysburg

7/17/2020: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Meadow View Church of Christ, 6750 Raiders Road

 

Roseville

7/10/2020: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., American Legion Post 71, 74 S. Main Street

 

Zanesville

7/8/2020: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 830 Military Road

7/13/2020: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 830 Military Road

7/16/2020: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Unity Church of the Nazarene, 3095 Maysville Pike

7/18/2020: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., South Zanesville UMC, 53 E Main St

7/18/2020: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., North Terrace Church of Christ, 1420 Brandywine Blvd

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Perry County

 

New Lexington

7/15/2020: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Ludowici - Local 505, 4757 Tile Plant Rd., PO Box 69

 

New Straitsville

7/7/2020: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., New Straitsville United Methodist Church, 101 Clark St.

 

Thornville

7/11/2020: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Thornville Masonic Lodge, 44 E. Columbus Street

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Pickaway County

 

Circleville

7/7/2020: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Pickaway County District Public Library, 1160 North Court Street

7/8/2020: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Circleville High School, 380 Clark Drive

7/8/2020: 2 p.m. - 8 p.m., Circleville High School, 380 Clark Drive

7/9/2020: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 135 East Mound Street

7/15/2020: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 135 East Mound Street

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Ross County

 

Chillicothe

7/16/2020: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., South Central Ohio Chapter, 181 N Bridge St

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Vinton County

 

Mc Arthur

7/8/2020: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., VFW Post 5299, 401 Veterans Memorial Drive

 

Blood Donation during COVID-19

Each Red Cross blood drive and donation center follows the highest standards of safety and infection control. Donors are asked to schedule an appointment prior to arrival and are required to wear a face covering or mask while at the drive, in alignment with Centers for Disease Control public guidance.

 

Donors can save up to 15 minutes at the blood drive by completing a RapidPass®. With RapidPass®, donors complete the pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of donation, from a mobile device or computer. To complete a RapidPass®, follow the instructions at RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass or use the Red Cross Blood Donor App.

 

In most states, individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

 

*Terms and conditions apply. Valid email address is required. Limit five (5) entries per presenting donor. Winner will be selected and notified via the email listed in their American Red Cross donor profile on or around Aug. 10, 2020. Offer is non-transferable and not redeemable for cash. Void where prohibited. Giveaway begins July 1, 2020 and ends July 31, 2020. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries are not responsible for the promotion, administration or execution of this Giveaway.

 

About the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.

About WONDER WOMAN 1984

Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman’s next big screen adventure finds her facing two all-new foes: Max Lord and The Cheetah. With director Patty Jenkins back at the helm and Gal Gadot returning in the title role, WONDER WOMAN 1984 is Warner Bros. Pictures’ follow up to the DC Super Hero’s first outing, 2017’s record-breaking WONDER WOMAN.  The film also stars Chris Pine as Steve Trevor, Kristen Wiig as The Cheetah, Pedro Pascal as Max Lord, Robin Wright as Antiope, and Connie Nielsen as Hippolyta. Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder, Zack Snyder, Patty Jenkins, Gal Gadot and Stephen Jones are producing the film.  Rebecca Steel Roven Oakley, Richard Suckle, Marianne Jenkins, Geoff Johns, Walter Hamada, Chantal Nong Vo and Wesley Coller are the executive producers. Patty Jenkins directed from a screenplay she wrote with Geoff Johns & David Callaham, story by Jenkins & Johns, based on characters from DC.

 

Warner Bros. Pictures Presents an Atlas Entertainment/Stone Quarry Production, a Patty Jenkins Film, WONDER WOMAN 1984.  Set to open in theaters on October 2, 2020 in 2D and 3D in select theaters and IMAX, it will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures. This film is rated PG-13 for sequences of action and violence.  Visit wonderwomanfilm.com for more information.

 

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