American Red Cross is teaming up for Shark Week to encourage donors to give blood or platelets to help prevent a summer blood shortage after a steep drop recently in donations.

Donors who come to give July 1-31 will be automatically entered for a chance to win a Shark Week merchandise package, including:

  • Beach bike
  • Smokeless portable fire pit
  • Paddle board
  • Kayak
  • $500 gift card to put toward accessories


Those who come to give July 21-24 will also receive an exclusive Shark Week T-shirt, while supplies last! Details are available at

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