Give blood in remembrance of 9/11

Danville Community Blood Drive set for Sept. 1

News release

September 11, 2001 was a day of great tragedy that remains all too vivid and recent for many people. As the 20th anniversary of these attacks approaches, Kentucky Blood Center (KBC) would like to commemorate the date and take time to reflect upon the support from local blood donors across America in the days that followed 9/11.

Blood donors help to ensure blood is on the shelves for all emergencies

– like a national disaster or common emergencies – and are the reason why Kentucky Blood Center can provide services to over 70 local hospitals.

Kentuckians can help save local lives at this upcoming blood drive. As a thank you, KBC donors will receive a limited-edition commemorative 20th anniversary 9/11 shirt and be automatically entered to win a 2021 AWD Toyota Camry.

Event details

City of Danville Community Blood Drive

Wednesday, Sept. 1, from 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Boyle County Public Library Heart of Danville Community Room

307 W. Broadway, Danville

Blood donors must be at least 17-years-old (16 with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds, be in general good health, show a photo l.D., and meet additional requirements. Sixteen-year-old donors must have a signed parental permission slip, found at

Appointments preferred and walk-ins welcome. To schedule a donation, visit kybloodcenter .org or call 800-775-2522.

Celebrating more than 50 years of saving lives in Kentucky, KBC is the largest independent, full-service, nonprofit 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.