Bengals Week at Hoxworth Blood Center

NEWS RELEASE: Cara Nicolas, Associate Director, Public Relations 

CINCINNATI, OH  (September 23, 2020) – Football season has officially begun, and that means one thing: Bengals Week is back at Hoxworth Blood Center! 

Seize the Dey Bengals T-shirt (Provided)

Blood donors who give at a Hoxworth Neighborhood Donor Center from Sunday, Sept. 27 through Saturday, Oct. 3 will receive an exclusive SEIZE THE DEY t-shirt.

“Football season may be a bit different this year, but one thing that hasn’t changed is the support we get from the Cincinnati Bengals to promote blood donation,” said Alecia Lipton, Director of Public Relations at Hoxworth Blood Center.  “Our Bengals Week blood drive proves to be a truly lifesaving event year after year, and we’re thrilled to bring it back for the 2020 season.” 

All donors between Sept. 27 and Oct. 3 will received the t-shirt. Additionally, platelet and red cell donors will receive the shirt the following week, Oct. 4 through Oct. 10.

Hoxworth Blood Center Bengals Blood Drive (Provided)

Can’t make it to a donor center during Bengals Week? Hoxworth is also hosting a Bengals Day drive at Duke Energy Convention Center on Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Appointments are encouraged to maintain proper social distancing, and masks are required of all donors.   To schedule an appointment, visit or call 513-451-0910.

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.