Shrimp & Petroleum Festival Blood Drive – Ride Bracelet for Donors!

MORGAN CITY, LA— United Blood Services is excited about this year’s Shrimp and Petroleum Festival! To celebrate, we are offering great incentives to our generous blood donors. United Blood Services needs your help in inspiring people to donate blood. Do you know someone who would make a great blood donor? Bring them with you to your donation and impact lives together while scoring your free ride bracelet!

Donors can donate at the Morgan City Donor Center at 1234 David Drive Suite 102, on the following days:
Monday, August 28: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 29: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 30: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 31: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday, September 1: 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Donors can also donate at Walmart in Bayou Vista on Saturday, August 24 from 12:00 p.m. Noon-4:00 p.m. in the bloodmobile.

****All successful donors will receive a voucher for a FREE ride bracelet to the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival, a $25 Value AND a “Get in the Game” T-shirt! Ride bracelets are while supplies last and are distributed on a first come, first serve basis. Donors are also entered to win a Cypress Bayou Casino hotel stay including dinner at Mr. Lesters!

***And don’t forget about our Dream Vacation! All donors who donate on or before August 31 are entered to win our Dream Vacation, valued at $6000!! Vacation destination is the winner’s choice! Winner must be at least 21 years old, no cash value. Visit for more information, rules and restrictions. ***All 16-20 year olds are entered to win an $500 Amazon gift card!!

Donors can save time by visiting the day of their donation and click on the “Health History Questionnaire” to complete the interview portion of their donation online, in the privacy of their home or office. Make sure to print your “Fast track donation ticket” and bring it with you to your donation.

Volunteer blood donors must be at least 16 year’s old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. Donors who are 16 or 17 years of age must have signed permission from a parent or guardian. The minor donor permit form can be located at A photo ID is required to donate. For more information, call 877-UBSHERO (877-827-4376).