Donation dates, locations announced for Penn State Summer Blood Drive Challenge

June 11, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The American Red Cross of State College is holding a summer blood drive challenge between Penn State’s academic colleges and departments. 

The challenge runs from June 1 to July 31 and features colleges competing with colleges and departments competing with departments. The college and department who recruit the most donors will receive a trophy and bragging rights for a year. In addition, all presenting donors will receive a free T-shirt, while supplies last.

Upcoming blood drive times, dates and locations include:

— June 12 at the HUB-Robeson Center (10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.);

— June 13 in 118 Agricultural Science and Industries Building (10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.);

— June 18 at the Innovation Park Technology Center (9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.);

— June 19 at the HUB-Robeson Center (10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.);

— June 20 at Paterno Library (10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.);

— June 21 at the Millennium Science Complex (9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.);

— June 22 at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park (12:30 to 5 p.m.);

— June 26 at the 329 Building at Innovation Park (9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.); and

— June 27-28 at the HUB-Robson Center (10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.). 

Blood drives also will continue in July. For a full list of drives, go to and use sponsor code PSU. Appointments are strongly encouraged but walk-ins are welcome. Potential donors can make an appointment on the Red Cross blood donor app, go to or email

For more information on the blood drive challenge, contact Melissa Wolf at 814-659-5139 or

Last Updated June 11, 2018