SAN DIEGO — With 500 units donated, 1500 lives saved and 216 first-time donors, San Diegans helped save lives at the Celebration of Heroes Blood Drive. Coordinated by Kyle Kraska, it is reported by the ARC San Diego and Imperial Counties that the blood drive is the largest one-day Red Cross blood drive in California. Thank you, San Diego!

Below are photos of the Kyle Kraska's Celebration of Heroes Blood Drive:

“From first responders, medical teams, blood donation and of course prayers, I’m here, I’m alive because of our beautiful community of San Diego,” Kyle Kraska, 2.25.15

News 8 Sports Director Kyle Kraska is nothing short of a living miracle. On February 10, 2015, he was ambushed outside his home, shot six times and survived.

Thank you for joining Kyle, the KFMB Stations, and the American Red Cross of San Diego and Imperial Counties, as we honored those who helped save his life and unite to help save others through the gift of blood.


You can always make a financial donation below to American Red Cross Blood Services in support of Kyle's Celebration of Heroes.

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San Diego turns out big time for Kyle Kraska's Celebration of Heroes Blood Drive 2019