Bob Hope Airport, Hilton Burbank Airport, Yahoo!, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, US Airways Team Up for Two-Day Campaign in August; Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center and Other Valley Hospitals to Receive Donated Blood
Airline Tickets, Hotel Stays Provide Incentives for Airport and Media Studios North Employee Participants
BURBANK, Calif., August 1, 2006 — The Bob Hope Airport, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, US Airways, the Hilton Burbank Airport and Yahoo! have teamed up with the Media Studios North campus for an Airport community effort to host the city’s largest blood drive the first two days of August to benefit Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center and two other Valley medical centers: Providence Holy Cross Medical Center of Mission Hills, and Sherman Oaks Hospital and Health Center, the home of Grossman Burn Center. The blood drive will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on August 1st and 2nd in the Airport’s Skyroom overlooking the runway.
[Post Script: 87 pints were collected the first day; 66 on the second day, for a total of 153 pints of blood — Many thanks to all who participated!!]