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Events

Border War Blood Drive

November 11, 2011

It's Border War Blood Drive time, which pits Colorado State against the University of Wyoming! Come to the Hall of Fame Room in the McGraw Building (south concourse) for free food and drinks and become part of the community of generous people who consider donating blood their form of volunteerism.

Friday, November 18
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
McGraw Building
Hall of Fame Room

Colorado State will challenge the University of Wyoming on November 18 in the annual Border War Blood Drive. 

The blood drive will be held in the Hall of Fame Room in Moby Arena (in the south concourse) on Friday, Nov. 18, and will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Winner earns bronze heart trophy

This friendly competition is open to all CSU students, faculty and staff. The winner receives the illustrious bronze heart trophy, a travelling trophy.

Become part of a select group

When you make a blood donation, you join a very select group. Currently only 3 out of every 100 people in America donate blood. Join the community of generous people who consider donating blood their form of volunteerism--their way of making a difference in their community.

Benefits of donating blood

Some facts on the benefits of donating blood:

  • Every three seconds someone needs blood
  • 20% of blood recipients are children
  • Giving blood is 100% safe and virtually painless
  • Three lives can be saved with one pint of blood
  • A person’s body replenishes the fluid lost during blood donation within 24 hours
  • Men who donate blood three times a year reduce their iron concentration, thus reducing their risk of a heart attack by 50%
  • All blood donations serve the Northern Colorado area

Contact: Becky Orr
E-mail: rebecca.orr@colostate.edu
Phone: (970) 491-2630