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Red Cross to hold blood drive at Churchill Downs

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The American Red Cross is asking for the public's help.

According to the Red Cross, July is their toughest month to keep hospitals supplied with blood since a bulk of donations come from blood drives held at schools.

To help increase donations, the Red Cross will hold a special blood drive at Churchill Downs.

The event will be held on July 9 to July 11  from noon until 7 p.m. each day.

Each donor will receive a pass the King's Island Theme Park as well as coupons for Stroker's Broaster's Chicken and a pint of Graeter's ice cream.

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