Upward Bound Sponsoring Red Cross Blood Drive Monday, Feb. 7 at Minnesota State Mankato

January 31, 2022 | News Story

Mankato, Minn. – Upward Bound at Minnesota State University, Mankato is sponsoring a Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, Feb. 7 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in Minnesota State Mankato’s Centennial Student Union Ballroom.

To make an appointment or to learn more, download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.orq, call 507-389-1212 or enable the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device.

Completion of a RapidPass® online health history questionnaire is encouraged to help speed up the donation process. To get started, follow the instructions at RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass or use the Blood Donor App.

According to the American Red Cross, blood is a perishable product that can only come from generous volunteers. By donating blood, individuals can make a difference in the lives of patients in their community and throughout the nation. Blood supplies are currently critically low.

The Red Cross is offering limited-edition T-shirts to donors.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 14,546 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which includes 30 colleges and seven universities.

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