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

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 redcrossblood.org 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 redcrossblood.org or email abby.young@redcross.org

For more information on the blood drive challenge, contact Melissa Wolf at 814-659-5139 or melissa.wolf@redcross.org.

Last Updated June 11, 2018