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NDSU athletics to sponsor Bison Valentine Victory Blood drive

The 18th annual Bison Valentine Victory Blood Drive, sponsored by NDSU Athletics and United Blood Services, is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 10, and Wednesday, Feb. 11, at the Bison Sports Arena. Donations will be taken from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The goal of this year’s blood drive is to gather 400 units of blood. The Bison Valentine Victory Blood Drive started in 1992 and has averaged 261 donors with 240 units drawn during the 17 previous two-day events.

The Bison Valentine Victory Blood Drive has averaged 108 first-time donors per year.

United Blood Services provides blood and blood products for patients at 73 hospitals in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota, and are in dire need of donations at this time.

Donors must be at least 17 years old and weigh 110 pounds. Donors also must show a list of medications taken in the past month and identification containing their legal name with a date of birth, photo identification, social security number or a United Blood Services assigned donor number.

Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Appointments are scheduled for every 15 minutes. To schedule a time to donate, call the NDSU Athletic Office at 1-7807 or e-mail Lynn Dorn, director of women’s athletics, at lynn.dorn@ndsu.edu.



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