Pint for Pint Blood Drive

Published 07/18 2014 07:16AM

Updated 07/18 2014 05:52PM

LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Arkansas Children's Hospital, Blue Bell Ice Cream and the American Red Cross are offering a sweet reward for all who come to give blood at the hospital this Friday, July 18.

Everyone who comes out to donate blood at the Arkansas Children's Hospital "Pint for Pint" blood drive will receive a FREE pint of Blue Bell Ice Cream! TODAY from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Arkansas Children's Hospital, 6 Children's Way in the Children's Hall in Little Rock.

The heat, school's being dismissed for summer and family vacations can all keep donors from making or keeping their blood donation appointments.

The need for blood is constant, and patients don't get to take a summer break from receiving blood.

This summer, the Red Cross is asking people to choose their one day to give during the 100 days of summer to offer hope to families of patients in need.

Sweet rewards like a pint of Blue Bell ice cream are a fantastic incentive for donors also. Go to or call 1-800 RED CROSS.

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