Annual Rupp Arena Blood Drive shoots to improve blood supply Monday, January 22 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Donors can shoot around on the court, then donate blood to save a Kentucky patient’s life. They will also receive:

  • Big Blue Slam T-shirt and an opportunity to spin the prize wheel.
  • Chance to win a personalized locker room tour, which will be scheduled for a future date.

Free parking in the Manchester lot behind the arena. Enter the arena through the doors near the loading docks.

For more information: | 800.775.2522 

Blood donors must be at least 17-years-old (16 with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds and be in general good health. Donors must also show a photo I.D. with first and last name, like a state-issued driver’s license. Sixteen-year-old donors must have a signed parental permission slip, which can be found at

About Kentucky Blood Center

Celebrating 50 years of saving lives in Kentucky, KBC is the largest independent, full-service, non-profit blood center in Kentucky. Licensed by the FDA, KBC’s sole purpose is to collect, process and distribute blood for patients in Kentucky. KBC provides services in 90 Kentucky counties and has donor centers in Lexington, Louisville, Pikeville and Somerset.