Newstalk 96.5 KPEL is once again proud to be part of the Race Against Clock Marathon Blood Drive with our friends at United Blood Services. The 2-day, 24-hour community event is scheduled or Thursday, July 10th from 7am-10pm then Friday, July 11th from 7am-4pm.

If you'd like to donate during the blood drive, you can either just show up at United Blood Services at 1503 Bertrand Drive in Lafayette or schedule your appointment ahead of time. Go to and use sponsor code "24".

Each donor will receive a "Race Against the Clock" t-shirt, pint of Blue Bell ice cream, large one topping pizza coupon from Papa John's and a smoothie or frappé coupon from McDonald's (all while supplies last).

In addition, there will be tons of prizes given away including over 100 hourly prizes!

The grand prizes are fantastic! Here is a list of some of the goodies you could win just by giving blood:

  • 40" Samsung LED HD Smart TV
  • Kindle Fire HD
  • Tag Heuer Watch from Paul's Jewelry
  • Yeti Cooler
  • $500 Visa Card
  • Pair of New Orleans Saints Tickets
  • 12, One Year Memberships to Planet Fitness
  • Beats Headphones
  • Pair of Tickets to "Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour" by Cirque du Soleil
  • iPad Mini