UPDATE: University of Detroit Mercy is closed on Wednesday, Jan. 30 due to extreme weather conditions. There will be no blood drive on Wednesday.
This week’s blood drive, sponsored by the Student Nursing Association, will be on Tuesday, Jan. 29 and Wednesday, Jan. 30 from noon to 6 p.m. in the Student Union Fountain Lounge Walk-ins are always welcome.
Every day blood transfusions take place that saves lives of many people all over the world. About 5 million Americans need a blood transfusion. Donating blood can help in treating patients suffering from cancer, bleeding disorders, chronic anemia associated with cancer, sickle cell anemia, and other hereditary blood abnormalities.