Blood Drive benefits young patients in local hospitals

Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by: Briana Peters | Category: Events


The Red Cross Club of Lourdes University will host a blood drive from 10:30am to 4:30pm, Monday, February 25, in the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd. in Sylvania. While waiting, those giving blood have the opportunity to create Valentine Greeting Cards. Lourdes University’s Love Your Melon student organization will deliver the Valentine’s Day Cards to young patients who are currently hospitalized. Those wishing to give blood are asked to make an appointment by registering online at www.redcrossblood.org using the code LOURDES. Donors must present a photo ID at appointment. Lourdes University Red Cross Club Lourdes’ Red Cross Club was established in 2014. MaKenna Sears will coordinate this year’s blood drive. A native of Fremont, OH, MaKenna is a Nursing major at Lourdes University. Love Your Melon The Lourdes University Love Your Melon student organization was established in 2017 after the national apparel brand. The Love Your Melon company is dedicated to giving a hat to every child battling cancer in America as well as supporting nonprofit organizations who lead the fight against pediatric cancer. Toledoan and Criminal Justice / Social Work major Asia Moore is the president of the Lourdes student organization.

Press Release Contact Name: Briana Peters
Press Release Contact Email: bpeters@lourdes.edu
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Organization Name: Lourdes University