Hoxworth Blood Donors will receive a WEBN Fireworks T-Shirt now thur September 7.


CINCINNATI, OH (August 31, 2021) – Hoxworth Blood Center is calling on the “lunatic fringe” of rock and roll to celebrate the end of summer with a lifesaving blood donation before the annual WEBN fireworks.

Donors will receive this WEBN Frog T-Shirt (Provided)

Individuals who donate at one of Hoxworth’s seven Neighborhood Donor Centers now through Tuesday, September 7 will receive an official 2021 WEBN frog t-shirt.

“Partnering with WEBN to give away the official fireworks t-shirt to donors is one of our favorite annual promotions,” said Cara Nicolas, spokesperson for Hoxworth Blood Center.  “And we’re especially grateful to have the support of WEBN as we approach the end of summer, when our blood supply needs a boost.”

Nicolas says blood banks across the United States have issued pleas for donors amid a summer of critical blood shortages.

“Teaming up with Hoxworth is one of our favorite partnerships of the year,” said KiddChris, a radio personality from WEBN.  “I know the Lunatic Fringe isn’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and support the Cincinnati community—so come on out and donate!” 

Additionally, WEBN will be hosting live remote shows from select Hoxworth Donor Centers:

  • Tuesday, August 31st with WEBN’s Rachel at Hoxworth Anderson, 4 PM – 6 PM
  • Wednesday, Sept. 1st with Shroom at Hoxworth Tri-County, 12 PM – 2 PM
  • Thursday, Sept. 2nd  with Rachel at Hoxworth Ft. Mitchell, 4 PM – 6 PM
  • Tuesday, September 9th with Rachel at Hoxworth North, 4 PM – 6 PM

Appointments are highly encouraged, and masks are required of all donors.  For more information or to schedule a donation, call Hoxworth at (513) 451-0910 or visit www.hoxworth.org.

About Hoxworth:

Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati was founded in 1938 and serves more than 30 hospitals in 18 counties in Southwestern Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeastern Indiana. Annually, Hoxworth collects more than 90,000 units of blood from local donors to help save the lives of patients in area hospitals. Hoxworth Blood Center: Saving Lives Close to Home.