TC Restaurant Group and the American Red Cross have partnered for a blood drive Tuesday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. outside Jason Aldean’s Kitchen and Rooftop Bar and Luke’s 32 Bridge on lower Broadway in Nashville. TC Restaurant Group employees and musicians have come together to help support the Red Cross in their fight to ensure a stable blood supply during the COVID-19 pandemic.missing or outdated ad config
TC Restaurant Group employees on lower Broadway, an area typically known for hospitality and nightlife are now giving back to their community in another way. The Red Cross said they hope to see approximately 50 units of blood donated through the drive – which is enough to save 150 lives. It’s a way for Nashville to come together and give back during a crucial time
This drive comes as the Red Cross continues to encourage healthy individuals to schedule and keep donation appointments in the weeks ahead to ensure a stable supply throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Blood donation is essential to ensuring the health of our communities. The need for blood is constant, and volunteer donors are the only source of blood for those in need. With no known end date in this fight against coronavirus, the Red Cross needs the help of donors and blood drive hosts to maintain a sufficient blood supply for weeks to come.
Each Red Cross blood drive follows the highest standards of safety and infection control. The blood drive offers expanded capacity to ensure ample opportunities for donors to give and to adhere to social distancing standards. The Red Cross will also implement additional precautions including a temperature check of every individual during this essential service.
In thanks, all presenting donors will receive lunch prepared by TC Restaurant Group chefs, a swag bag and a $100 grocery gift card courtesy of TC Restaurant Group, while supplies last.
A TC Restaurant Group spokesperson said they hope that this blood drive can aid both the hospitals and blood supply, but also act as a small relief for those who require additional help due to economic stress.
Blood donations are essential to ensuring the health of the community and the Red Cross must continue to collect lifesaving blood donations to ensure we do not face another public health crisis. Every 2 seconds, someone in the U.S. needs a blood transfusion. That someone may be a car accident victim, a child battling cancer or a mother experiencing childbirth complications. The need for blood is constant and will not pause during this coronavirus outbreak.