Posts Tagged ‘Red Cross’

Students donate blood

Sunday, November 29th, 2015

By Rachel Swafford

On Nov. 12, the Amer-ican Red Cross hosted a blood drive at HCC.

The blood drive was held in the basement of the student union. There were a lot of students who went out and donated.

According to one of the Red Cross workers, there were over 50 people who donated.
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SGA hosts Blood drive

Sunday, February 8th, 2015

By DaKota Hilburn

Loribeth Reynolds/Collegian - A Red Cross nurse prepares to collect a unit of blood on a new-model, padded cot now used in the blood drives.

Loribeth Reynolds/Collegian - A Red Cross nurse prepares to collect a unit of blood on a new-model, padded cot now used in the blood drives.

Students gathered in the basement of the Student Union to help save lives by donating blood on Feb. 2.

The American Red Cross and the Student Government Association hosted this blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m..

Caleb Dietz, Hutchinson, was one of many students who donated.

“I donate whenever I can,” Dietz said. The Red Cross gave Dietz lifeguard training, so he donates blood to pay it forward.

After people go through the screening process and have their blood tested for iron content, it takes about 15 minutes for the process to be over.
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SGA and Red Cross to bring blood drive to student union

Sunday, February 8th, 2015

By DaKota Hilburn

The American Red Cross is coming to Hutchinson Community College to host a blood drive sponsored by the Student Government Association, on Monday, Feb. 2, in the basement of Parker Student Union.

“You can make an appointment through the donor app or the website at www.redcrossblood.org,” said Megan Bartly, an SGA member.

The Red Cross Blood Donor app provides information to encourage potential blood donors.
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