The public is invited to participate.
Donors will receive a snack and complimentary T-shirt, and may also register to win a $500 gift card and $1,000 for their favorite charity.
Donors must be at least 17 years old, or 16 with parental consent, and weigh at least 110 pounds. Each day, a minimum of 400 donations are needed in the area.
Blood Assurance is a nonprofit, full-service regional blood center serving more than 50 health care facilities in Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama and North Carolina.
Founded in 1972 as a joint effort of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society, the Chattanooga Area Hospital Council, and the Chattanooga Jaycees, the mission of Blood Assurance is to provide a safe and adequate supply of blood and blood components to every area patient in need.