University of Missouri and the American Red Cross to conduct 21st annual spring blood drive
The University of Missouri and the American Red Cross will soon team up for their 21st annual spring blood drive: “Give Blood, the Perfect Gift.”
Individuals are requested to take part in the annual tradition by donating blood. As the theme suggests, all blood types are needed. Opening ceremonies kick off at 11:30 a.m. April 7 and will Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder.
“We again want to invite the entire campus of the
Potential donors should be in good health the day of donating, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be at least 17 years old (16 with a signed American Red Cross parental consent form). Federal regulations require whole blood donors to wait 56 days between donations. To schedule a blood donation appointment, please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org.