OneBlood, Carabas team up to host blood drives and save lives

ORLANDO, Fla. — Carrabba’s Italian Grill and OneBlood have announced they will be teaming up to host several blood drives across central Florida.

Beginning Jan. 17, the Italian restaurant chain and OneBlood will host bloodmobile events in area restaurant parking lots.

Read: OneBlood partners with Dunkin’ Donuts to promote National Blood Donor Month

For every blood donation, donors will receive a $10 dining certificate to Carrabba’s to use at their next visit, a OneBlood long-sleeved T-shirt, a $20 eGift card, and a wellness checkup.

See list of events below:

Monday, Jan. 17:

  • 5475 Gateway Village Circle, Suite 103, Orlando, FL, 32812 from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • 2240 E HWY 50, Clermont, FL, 34711 from 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • 650 US HWY 441 N., The Villages, FL, 32159 from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • 2370 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL, 34474 from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • 160 Cypress Edge Drive, Palm Coast, FL, 32164 from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • 60 Palmetto Avenue, Merritt Island, FL, 32953 from 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • 2200 W Int’l Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL, 32114 from 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 18:

  • 931 N State Road 434, Altamonte Springs, FL, 32714 from 1:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.
  • 5701 Vineland Road, Orlando, FL, 32819 from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • 7620 North Wickham Road, Melbourne, FL, 32940 from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • 1575 Palm Bay Road, Palm Bay, FL, 32905 from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 19

  • 5820 Red Bug Lake Road, Winter Springs, FL, 32708 from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • 8702 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL, 32821 from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 20

  • 7890 West Irlo Bronson Highway, Kissimmee, FL, 34747 from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • 8355 International Drive, Orlando, FL, 32819 from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • 4675 St. Johns Parkway, Sanford, FL, 32771 from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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Matt Reeser, WFTV.com

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.