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Service-Learning Blood Drive


Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm


Mount Laurel Campus, Laurel Hall, Room 320

American Red Cross Blood Drive!

Let Hurricanes Harvey and Irma serve as a reminder of the need
for a sufficient blood supply at all times, including times of disaster.

Thursday, October 12, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Laurel Hall, Room 320




Recipient Spotlight

Braylen Blackwell needed blood and platelets during treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

At age 4, Braylan was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. After failing to reach remission through standard treatment, doctors determined he needed a bone marrow transplant. Donated blood and platelets were needed during his treatment.

Thanks in part to generous donors, Braylan is in first grade this school year and enjoying time with his family and friends.

“Braylan has gone through more than any child should,” said his mother, Erika Blackwell. “Without blood and platelet donations, he would not be with us today.”

Braylan’s family hosted a blood drive in his honor to help his friends and other children who may need blood products.

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and a reminder of the impact the American Red Cross has on the lives of children fighting for their lives. According to the American Childhood Cancer Organization, nearly 16,000 children and young people under the age of 21 in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer every year. Many of these children require blood products as part of their treatment.