BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Vitalant is asking all eligible donors to schedule an appointment to give blood at its Aug. 4 blood drive.

Vitalant, 100.7 The Tiger, YMCA of Baton Rouge and Blue Bell Ice Cream will host the blood drive Thursday, Aug. 4 from noon to 6 p.m. at the C.B. Pennington Jr. YMCA. Donors will receive a pint of Blue Bell ice cream and can be entered to win a three-month YMCA membership. Food will also be available while supplies last.

Donors will also receive a mini-physical and a full panel of tests. Vitalant said donors who meet all eligibility requirements can give regardless of their COVID-19 vaccination status. Schedule an appointment here.

The YMCA is located at 15550 Old Hammond Highway.