FAYETTE, IOWA – (September 21, 2012) - Upper Iowa University and LifeServe Blood Center are partnering to save lives. The next UIU blood drive will be held Monday, October 8, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. in Ballroom A at the UIU Student Center on the Fayette campus, 605 Washington Street.
The local blood supply can often decrease to less than a two-day supply for some blood types. Donations are needed now to help prevent a critical blood shortage
For more information, contact Kayla Ludwigson in the UIU Office of Leadership and Health at firstname.lastname@example.org. To schedule an appointment, go online at www.lifeservebloodcenter.org.
The Blood Center of Iowa joined operations with Siouxland Community Blood Bank in April 2010 to become LifeServe Blood Center. As one of the 15th largest blood centers in the country, LifeServe Blood Center provides blood and blood products to more than 90 hospitals located across Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. LifeServe is committed to providing premier service to volunteer blood donors and access to a safe, quality blood supply for hospitals and patients.
About Upper Iowa University
Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs and leadership development opportunities to about 6,200 students—nationally and internationally—at its Fayette campus and learning centers worldwide. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and independent study.
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