Marissa Stryker, Canadian Blood Services territory manager, chats with Red Deer Rebels fan Kelly Larsen at a Western Hockey League game at the Westerner Park Centrium. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Lethbridge wins blood challenge

Red Deer Rebels inspire 455 blood donations

The Lethbridge Hurricanes beat the Red Deer Rebels in the annual Hockey Gives Blood Challenge.

The goal was to see which team could bring in the most blood donations throughout January.

Lethbridge pulled ahead with 472 collections, and 61 new donors, while Red Deer had 455 donations, 79 of which were new donors.

The aim of the campaign was to book 150 appointments and bring in 50 new donors to help ensure Canadian patients have the blood products they need.



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