Give Blood and Beat Kentucky!!


The 24th Annual Orange and Blue Blood Drive will be held November 14-18! Join the competition between Tennessee and Kentucky fans by donating blood. The drive is hosted by the Medic Regional Blood Center at various locations around campus.

Donors will receive a free T-Shirt, a free ¼ Thickburger from Hardees, a free cholesterol screening, and will be entered into the raffle to win two skybox tickets and two press passes to the UT-Vanderbilt football game on November 19!

Medic will be set up inside rooms 223-224 at the University Center Monday through Friday from 9am – 5pm. 

In addition to that location, donors can visit the following drives:

Tuesday, November 15:

  • South Carrick Hall, Inside Lobby, 12pm – 8pm
  • Neyland Stadium, Bloodmobile at Gate 21, 11am – 7pm.  

Wednesday, November 16:

  • Hess Hall, Inside Lobby, 12pm – 8pm

Thursday, November 17:

  • Institute of Agriculture, Inside Hollingsworth Auditorium, 8am – 4pm

The blood collected during this competition will help ensure adequate inventory for area hospitals throughout the holiday season when donation are typically at their lowest. Medic is the only blood collector and supplier for 21 counties and 27 area hospitals.


WUTK will be broadcasting live from Papa Johns at 1819 Lake Avenue Monday, November 12th to help kick off this week long event!!