COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Make a resolution for 2023 to save a life!

NBC4 will once again partner with WNCI and the American Red Cross to hold our annual blood drive on Jan. 4, 2023, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The NBC4 WNCI Blood Give-in will be held at the Columbus Airport Marriott, located at 1375 N. Cassady Ave., Columbus, OH 43219 (just off I-670). 

To schedule your appointment now, call 1-800-RED-CROSS, use the Red Cross Blood donor app or go to RedCrossBlood.org and use the sponsor code: Give In.

NBC4 WNCI Blood Give-In
Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Columbus Airport Marriott
1375 N. Cassady Ave.
Columbus, OH 43219 (just off I-670)

*Great gifts for all presenting donors:

  • Long sleeve Red Cross T-shirt | Midas discount oil change coupon
  • $5 Subway Gift Card | Free bundtlet coupon from Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • Plus, all presenting donors between January 1-15 will be entered to WIN a
  • $150 Gift Certificate to the NEW Big Air Trampoline Park in Polaris.*

*Offers and items are non-transferable and are not redeemable for cash. Items are available while supplies last.

Blood Donation Facts

SPECIAL NEED IN WINTER: Fewer people give blood during the winter months due to the busy holiday season, and also because some are deferred for cold and flu symptoms. 

WHAT’S INVOLVED: The entire blood donation process takes about an hour, and the actual donation only takes about eight to 10 minutes.

WHO CAN DONATE: The basic qualifications to give blood are: You must be at least 17 years of age (or 16 with parental permission), weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in generally good health.