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Bloodmobile drive to be Sept. 14 in Otto Center

Red Cross representatives will be on campus Wednesday, Sept. 14, to collect Bloodmobile blood donations.

2011-09-15
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release [8-31-11]

Red Cross representatives will be at Minnesota State University, Mankato Wednesday, Sept. 14, to collect Bloodmobile blood donations.

The blood drive, sponsored by Minnesota State Mankato’s Upward Bound, will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Otto Recreation Center (Court 3).

Red Cross officials point out that blood supplies are low because of the recent East Coast hurricane. Students, faculty, staff and the public are urged to donate.

Participants may make appointments by calling (507) 389-1211 or clicking on www.redcrossblood.org and entering sponsor code 5952. Walk-ins also are welcome.

Upward Bound, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, is intended to stimulate and motivate low-income, first-generation college prospects to complete high school and pursue post-secondary education. The Minnesota State Mankato program serves students in high schools at Blue Earth, Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial, Madelia, Mankato East and West, Maple River and Riverbend Academy.

Those who want more information about the drive may contact Gladys Barbeau at (507) 389-1211.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 32 state institutions.

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