The Henry Ford Community College (HFCC) Student Nurse
Association will sponsor a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
on Wednesday, Sept. 11, and Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, on the
East Campus, located at 3601 E. Schaefer Rd. in Dearborn.
Donors with type O negative blood, type A negative blood and
type B negative blood are in high demand. Type O Negative is the
universal blood type, which can be given to patients with ANY
September is also National Preparedness Month. Hospitals
need blood to respond to patient needs. The blood used in
emergencies is already on the shelves before the need arises.
Additionally, September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
and National Sickle Cell Awareness Month.
Individuals with sickle cell disease require multiple
transfusions of red blood cells to prevent chronic complication
of the disease. Blood donors can make a difference to cancer
patients, including those with pediatric cancers.
enter the sponsor code “hfnurse.” If you have trouble
registering, contact Jennifer of the American Red Cross contact
For further information, please contact Cathy Gangarossa of the
Nursing Faculty at 313.845.6366.