September 15, 2014
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Malynda Dorsey
Communications Specialist

AFROTC Hosts Blood Drive

VALDOSTA – Valdosta State University’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 172, in conjunction with American Red Cross, will hold its Lifesaving 101 blood drive from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23 in the Student Union Ballroom

“Every two seconds someone needs blood,” said Claire Bowen, account manager with American Red Cross. “Each day the American Red Cross needs 15,000 blood donations to meet the needs of patients at approximately 2,700 hospitals and transfusion centers across the country.”

Donors who give blood at this drive will receive a free Chick Fil-A coupon. Appointments can be made by visiting www.redcrossblood.org and entering the keyword VSU, or contacting Matthew Hendricks at mwhendricks@valdosta.edu . For more information, contact Bowen at Claire.bowen@redcross.org .

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