The next blood drive at Bates College is happening on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 from 3pm to 8pm in Chase Hall.
Bates students, faculty, staff, and all are welcome to donate. Signups will be in New Commons on Wednesday Nov 10, Thursday Nov 11, and Friday Nov 12 from 12-1pm and 5-7pm. You can also sign up by either by calling 1 800 REDCROSS or going to www.redcrossblood.org
and entering in the Bates sponsor code which is: 355.
To give blood for transfusion to another person, you must be HEALTHY, be at least 17
years old or 16 years old with parental consent. You must weigh at least 110 pounds, and
not have donated whole blood in the last 8 weeks (56 days) or double red cells in the
last 16 weeks (112 days). Students YOUNGER than 19 years old must also meet height and
weight requirements. If you have STUDIED ABROAD, or have any other questions about whether or not you can
sign up, visit the Red Cross website