Waltham Group hosting blood drive April 16-18

Blood drive coordinators at Waltham Group recruitment night (from left): Jessica Friedman '13, Anna Homitsky '13, Colin Gibbons '14, Chrissy Fischer '14 and Rachel Weissman '15.

The Waltham Group will host a blood drive April 16, 17 and 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Upper Sherman Function Hall. Donors and volunteers are highly encouraged to attend. Free pizza will  be provide.

Students looking to donate blood must either visit www.redcrossblood.org and use the Brandeis University sponsor code – 965 – to register or email raw5293@brandeis.edu or wgblooddrive@gmail.com with availabilities and/or questions.

It is recommended that before donating blood donors should drink lots of water, eat a good breakfast, block out an hour of free time for the pre-screening process and eat iron-rich foods like vegetables and fish. Donors should be sure to bring their university ID.

“This event in incredibly important because it is an amazing opportunity to give life to someone in need,” says Rachel Weissman ’15, one of the coordinators of the blood drive.

Those interested in volunteering at the event should contact wgblooddrive@gmail.com to help. 

For more information, contact Rachel Weissman

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