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Donate Blood, Save a Life, Win a Car

San Diego CA— The San Diego Honda Dealers are supporting the San Diego Blood Bank (SDBB) with a drawing to win a new Honda CR-V at the Chargers Drive XXXVII, presented by San Diego County Credit Union, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 24, at the Town and Country Resort Hotel & Convention Center, 500 Hotel Circle South, in San Diego’s Mission Valley area. The annual, daylong community-wide blood drive is considered one of the largest and longest-running single-day blood drives in the nation. This year’s collection goal is 1,200 pints.

All fans are invited to purchase an entry to win the new Honda CR-V. Each entry donation is at $5 per entry. Donations will be utilized in the purchase of a new bloodmobile. Amounts contributed for drawing entries are not tax-deductible. Drawing details and instructions on submitting an entry can be found at www.SanDiegoBloodBank.org.

Nine semi-finalists will be chosen at random two weeks prior to the Chargers Drive XXXVII. If SDBB cannot reach any of the nine semi-finalists within a seven day period, alternates will be chosen. Entries received after Nov. 10, 2015, will be eligible for the 10th wild card position. Online entries will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Nov. 23. Manual entries will also be accepted the day of the Chargers Blood Drive. The drawing for the 10th position will be held at approximately 4 p.m. on Nov. 24. The final drawing for the actual car giveaway will be held at approximately 5 p.m. on Nov. 24 at Chargers Blood Drive XXXVII at the Town & Country Convention Center.

Winner must be present to win (no proxy is allowed). Winner must be at least 18 years of age to enter. Winner is liable for all tax, license, insurance, registration and transportation fees, if applicable. All prizes are subject to income tax withholding. Employees of the San Diego Blood Bank, official Honda representatives and their immediate families are not eligible.

The participating San Diego Honda Dealers include: Poway Honda, 13747 Poway Road, Poway; Tipton Honda, 889 Arnele Ave., El Cajon; Ball Honda, 2115 National City Blvd., National City; Pacific Honda, 4761 Convoy St., San Diego; DCH Honda of Mission Valley, 5812 Mission Gorge Road, San Diego; Fuller Honda, 580 Auto Park Dr., Chula Vista; Mossy Honda Lemon Grove, 3615 Lemon Grove Ave., Lemon Grove; Honda of Escondido, 1700 Auto Park Way, Escondido; Hoehn Honda, 5454 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad.

The San Diego Blood Bank (SDBB), the primary supplier of blood to the majority of hospitals in San Diego County, is dedicated to the community health by continuing the reliable supply of blood to those patients in need, as well as offering health and wellness education and services and lifesaving research. The mission of the San Diego Blood Bank is saving lives with quality blood services in partnership with the community. Founded in 1950 with the support of the San Diego County Medical Society, SDBB is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit  that serves hospitals in San Diego, Orange, Imperial and Los Angeles counties with blood transfusion products and reference laboratory services. SDBB operates a fleet of 10 blood mobiles and six local donor centers. SDBB’s Cell Therapy Program provides lifesaving stem cell transplants to patients worldwide. To learn more about SDBB, register for blood donation appointments, or to make a financial donation, visit www.SanDiegoBloodBank.org, or call (619) 296-6393.