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One of Service Board’s Best Blood Drives on Record

Juniors Emma Belford and Abby Yakam at Service Board’s Winter Blood Drive. (Sarah Neltner’20/Media)

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., Service Board held its second blood drive of the year on Wednesday, January 16, collecting a record total of 43 units of blood. Donors dressed down in red clothing and were offered free Chris cakes for their generous donation.

It was a successful drive with the most donors since 2010, exceeding the goal of 35 units of blood by eight. Twenty-seven student donors gave blood, most of whom were first time donors, as well as a number of faculty members, including Mr. Olexio who donated 2 units.

Through the charitable donations of students and faculty, the blood drive will help save 129 lives in central Ohio.

 

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