Save a Life This Season at the Bleed Blue Blood Drive 

December is a time for giving, and what better gift is there than the gift of life? On Friday, December 17, Colts fans can help save lives by donating blood at the Bleed Blue Blood Drive, the largest day-long blood drive in the state. 

Taking place at Lucas Oil Stadium, the Bleed Blue Blood Drive, hosted by the Colts and Versiti Blood Center of Indiana, will also be a chance to get in on some Colts action. All donors will receive an exclusive, limited-edition Colts football featuring Michael Pittman Jr., and have 

the opportunity to meet the Colts Cheerleaders and Colts mascot Blue. Free parking will be available at Lucas Oil Stadium. 

Blood donors must be at least 17 years old, in good health and meet eligibility requirements. Parental consent is required for donors age 16 to give. All donors must bring a current ID that includes their birth date. The donation process takes about an hour. Blood donors are encouraged to register for an appointment by visiting Colts.com/BleedBlue 

Sponsored in part by Indiana University Health and CBS4, the Bleed Blue Blood Drive is free and open to the public, and takes place from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Lucas Oil Stadium. To book an appointment and learn more about the event, including COVID protocols, visit colts.com/community/events-programs/bleed-blue. 

Nicole Sipe
Nicole Sipe
Nicole Sipe is the editor of Indy's Child and Southwest Ohio Parent magazines. She has a BA in Journalism from California State University Northridge, and has been involved in the print and digital publishing world for most of her life. Born and raised in Southern California, Nicole traded the city and sun for corn and creeks, and now lives in central Indiana with her husband, two sons and Collie. Her latest book for children, “All About Me! Art Journal” was published in 2022 by Walter Foster Jr. In her spare time, she likes traveling with her family, enjoying good food and drink, volunteering at her children’s schools and around her community, and practicing yoga.

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