Nashville Zoo Offers Free Admission With Blood Donation

The Nashville Zoo is offering a free ticket to those who donate blood this weekend. Blood Assurance and the Nashville Zoo partnered with each other for this Friday and Saturday. The Blood Assurance will have a bus parked at the entrance of the park.

On Friday if you donate you will get a free ticket and a $10 Papa John’s gift card. On Saturday if you donate you will get a free ticket and an insulated bag.

If you are interested in donating be sure to schedule an appointment ahead of time. Call 800-962-0628 to schedule your appointment, or by texting BAGIVE to 999777. If you do not make an appointment ahead of time you can still donate. However, there might be more of a wait.

You must be 17 years old to donate, weigh over 110 pounds, and be in good health. Make sure before you donate you avoid caffeine but drink plenty of fluids. Also, it is recommended that you eat an iron-rich meal before you donate as well.