Volunteers Needed for First Blood Drive of Academic Year

Posted on 8/29/2012 4:12:59 PM

The first campus blood drive of the academic year will take place Wednesday, September 5, 2012, from noon to 6:00 p.m. in the Crimson Event Center. It is sponsored by the Enrollment Management and Communications Division.

In addition to blood donors, volunteers are needed in advance of the drive to man a table to encourage students and employees to register to give blood. The registration table is in the HUB, in front of the Delaware Room, and volunteers are needed anytime between noon and 6:00 p.m. Thursday, August 30; Friday, August 31; and Tuesday, September 4.

For those who would like to help in a different way, donations of cookies for the canteen (the refreshment station for donors) are welcome. Volunteers to work at the canteen are needed as well.

Last year, blood drives at IUP collected almost 1,000 units of blood, which is estimated to save approximately 2,900 lives.

To help with the September 5 blood drive in any way, please contact Diane Stipcak, Service Learning coordinator, at 724-357-2235.