February 23, 2024
Scenes from the Padres Summer time Blood Drive. Screenshot through @Padres X

Greater than 320 models of blood had been collected on the San Diego Padres Winter Blood Drive Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Petco Park’s Lexus Premier Car parking zone.

All donors had been gifted with a limited-edition Padres Winter Blood Drive T-shirt.

“We’re so grateful to the Padres and the entire donors who got here out at the moment and donated blood throughout such a important time,” San Diego Blood Financial institution CEO Doug Morton mentioned. “January is Nationwide Blood Donor Month — a time to thank donors for his or her lifesaving contributions and a time to encourage others to observe their lead, which is what so many individuals fortunately did right here at the moment.”

Since 2017, the Padres have helped accumulate greater than 3,300 models of blood supporting 1000’s of sufferers in Southern California hospitals, in accordance with an announcement from the blood financial institution.

“The annual Winter Blood Drive continues to be successful as a result of efforts of the San Diego Blood Financial institution and everybody concerned,” mentioned Tom Seidler, Padres senior vice chairman of group and navy affairs. “We stay up for persevering with the custom and serving our group to assist accumulate these lifesaving donations from our great donors.”

Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.