Presenting donors to have opportunity to tour stadium, meet Bills players, and enter to win prizes



BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 12, 2017) --- The Buffalo Bills and Unyts have teamed up to host a community blood drive on Tuesday, Sept. 19 inside the Paul Maguire Club at New Era Field. The event will give presenting donors an opportunity to enjoy a Tuesday at the stadium as DJ Milk plays the Paul Maguire Club, and donors will have a chance to take a tour of New Era Field, while crews prepare for the Bills to host Denver. 100 pairs of tickets to the Sept. 24 game against Denver will be given away, and all donors will be invited to enter to win. Bills linebacker Preston Brown and wall of famer Steve Tasker will each make a visit to the blood drive for meet and greet opportunities with presenting donors.


“We are encouraging the WNY community to come out and donate at our annual Buffalo Bills blood drive on September 19th and help in saving local lives at local hospitals” said Mark J. Simon, President & CEO of Unyts. “It’s important for Unyts to partner with organizations that truly give back to this community. The Bills organization has been doing just that for decades, and we are happy to be part of the team.”


The Unyts community blood drive at New Era Field runs from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Donors are welcome to make an appointment by visiting Walk-ins are also welcome. Any interested donors who can’t make it to New Era Field on Tuesday can donate at their nearest Unyts Neighborhood Donation Center between Sept. 15 and Sept. 22 to enter to win tickets to the Bills-Denver game.




About Unyts

Headquartered in downtown Buffalo and established in 1981, Unyts is among the leading procurement organizations in the United States, and is one of the only eight centers nationwide to house organ, eye and tissue procurement in one location. With the addition of Community Blood Services in 2007, Unyts has become the first organization of its kind nationwide. Unyts operates as a non-profit serving the eight counties of Western New York and works to assist donor families, coordinate the donation process and increase knowledge and awareness within the community regarding transplantation.


About Pegula Sports and Entertainment

Pegula Sports and Entertainment (PSE) is a management company that streamlines key business areas across all Pegula family-owned sports and entertainment properties including the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo Bandits, Rochester Americans, HarborCenter, Black River Entertainment, ADPRO Sports, PicSix Creative agency and numerous hospitality properties. PSE aims to be a leader in the sports and entertainment industry by bringing together the individual resources, capabilities and talents of each of its entities to create a cohesive and sustainable brand that together represents the Pegula family’s interest. PSE’s mission is exemplified by its One Buffalo initiative, which unites Western New York and serves as a representation of teamwork through a deeper connection between Buffalo sports teams, fans and the community.