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Cowley hosts successful Blood Drive


Cowley College recently conducted the annual American Red Cross blood drive on Thursday, October 1 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room.


The annual blood drive had 47 people give 39 units of usable blood according to figures released by Lea Newman, coordinator of student health services.


Newman said each pint of whole blood has the potential to save up to 3 lives.


“Thank you so much to those of you who donated,” Newman said. “We have fellow Tiger family members who rely on regular blood transfusions and it is wonderful to be directly involved. Often times you are not aware of just how much your donation means and who it affects. Thank you also James Fry and the ACES and CAAT members. We are a great team and this blood drive would not have been as successful without each one of you.”


To find out where you can donate in the future, visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).


If you have traveled recently or have other eligibility questions, please call the American Red Cross at 866-236-3276 or go to:


Please consider donating if you are able; approximately 38% of the population is eligible to donate blood. Of those eligible, only a small fraction have actually given blood.

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