Student Activities

Blood Drive

Date: 2/11/2014
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm
Location: Main Campus - Tama Hall, Rooms 102/106
 

Schedule your appointment online to donate blood.

  • Eligible blood donors must be at least 16 years old, should weigh at least 120 pounds, and should be in general good health.

  • Walk-ins are welcome as the schedule permits.

  • ID Is required at blood drive registration.

This blood drive is sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa.

For more information, contact:
Beth Sindt
319-296-2320, ext. 1109
elizabeth.sindt@hawkeyecollege.edu

Blood Donors Save Lives

  • Every two seconds, someone, somewhere needs blood. The rarest type is the one not on the shelf when a patient needs it.
  • Only 38 percent of the U.S. population is eligible to donate blood but less than 10 percent donate annually.
  • There is no substitute for human blood.
  • You cannot get AIDS or any other infectious disease by donating blood.
  • About 1 in 7 people entering a hospital need blood.
  • Females receive 53 percent of blood transfusions; males receive 47 percent.
  • One unit of blood can be separated into several components: red blood cells, plasma, platelets.
  • Fourteen lab tests (11 for infectious diseases) are performed on each unit of donated blood.
     

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