Hoxworth Blood Center to Host 10th Annual Storm Bratchett Memorial Blood DrivePosted on 02/08/2019

Hoxworth Blood Center has announced that the Storm Bratchett Memorial Blood Drive will take place from 11am to 7pm, Mar. 7 and 8 at Christ’s Community Church (2433 25th St., Portsmouth).

This is the 10th memorial drive for Storm Bratchett, who was only 17 years old when he was accidentally shot in the chest with an arrow in 2008. He was rushed to Southern Ohio Medical Center where doctors worked for hours trying to save his life, using more than 40 pints of blood. He did not survive.

Join in honoring Storm by making a donation at the blood drive. All presenting donors will receive a T-shirt that says “Keep the Storm Going.” 

Appointments for the drive are strongly encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. To schedule an appointment, please call 740-353-1633 or visit You can aslo schedule an appointment by calling Beverley Meadows at ext. 8670 or Kayla Groh at ext. 8223. 

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