Hoxworth Blood Center kicks off second year of 'Cincinnati Favorites' blood drive tour

Celebrate your love of all things Cincy and save a life during the process. Hoxworth Blood Center is bringing back the hugely popular "Cincinnati Favorites" summer blood drive tour for a second year, beginning in July.  

Hoxworth is teaming up with Skyline Chili, Frisch’s, Graeter’s Ice Cream, Busken Bakery, Coffee Emporium, LaRosa’s, Aglamesis Bros. and The BonBonerie for a series of blood drives held throughout the summer.

Red t-shirt with white Cincinnati Favorites logo

Donors will receive this limited-edition Cincinnati Favorites t-shirt.

Each donor will receive a “Cincinnati Favorites” t-shirt as well as a special gift from one of the drive sponsors.

“Last year’s inaugural Cincinnati Favorites blood drive tour was a huge success, and we are excited to celebrate our best-loved Cincinnati institutions, as well as add a few more partners this year,” says Alecia Lipton, Hoxworth spokesperson. “While the COVID-19 pandemic has delayed the kick-off of this year’s drive, we’re thrilled that we can still support our area businesses and save lives at the same time.”

In addition to the limited-edition “Cincinnati Favorites” t-shirt, donors will receive a special gift from the participating sponsors at their specific blood drive:

  • A voucher for a free Big Boy from Frisch’s
  • A voucher for a free two-topping personal pizza from LaRosa’s
  • A coupon for a free dozen donuts from Busken
  • A free ice cream cone from Graeter’s
  • A voucher for a free cheese coney from Skyline Chili
  • A free coffee and baked good from Coffee Emporium
  • A goodie bag of desserts from The BonBonerie
  • A voucher for a pint of ice cream from Aglamesis Bros.

The Cincinnati Favorites blood drive tour will run throughout the summer.  Visit www.hoxworth.org/cincyfavorites to find a participating location near you.

Appointments are highly encouraged, and masks are required at all Hoxworth locations. Donors can schedule appointments by calling (513) 451-0910 or by scheduling online at: www.hoxworth.org/cincyfavorites.

About Hoxworth:

Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati was founded in 1938 and serves over 30 hospitals and medical facilities in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana.  Hoxworth collects blood from local donors to help save the lives of patients in area hospitals. Hoxworth Blood Center.  All Types Welcome.