Community Blood Centers hold Royals All-Star drive

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The All-Star Week may be over, But festivities live on at the Community Blood Center. It held a special Royal's All-Star blood drive Tuesday.

The center gave away T-shirts and pizza from Papa Murphy's to those who gave blood.

Donors at the location near 40th and Main also met Royal's mascot Slugggerrr and Royals Hall of Famer John Mayberry.

"It's a very special gift to give blood," Mayberry said. "No telling where it will go, but I'm sure it will help soldiers, police officers and firefighters. I'm just glad to be a part of it."

One lucky donor won a voucher for two Royal's tickets.

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