COLUMBIA — The 23rd annual MU Greek Week blood drive will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. from April 10 through 12 at the MU Student Recreation Complex.
Donors must be in general good health, with a minimum weight of 110 pounds and must be at least 17 years old, or 16 with a completed parent consent form, according to the American Red Cross. All blood types will be accepted.
Donors are required to bring a blood donor card or driver's license to the drive.
The goal of this year's drive is to collect about 2,000 units of blood, according to a blood drive news release. Last year, 1,700 units of blood were collected.
Everyone who is willing to donate will receive a free T-shirt.
Here's a look at some other blood drives coming up in April:
- 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 24 at Columbia Mall, 2300 Bernadette Drive
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 29 at MFA Inc., 201 Ray Young Drive
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 27 at Moberly Area Community College, 601 Business Loop 70 W.
- 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 27 at Columbia College, 1001 Rogers St.
- 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 29 at Scared Heart Catholic Church, 1115 Locust St.
- Blood donors can also go to Columbia Blood Center at 1511 S. Providence Road
from Monday through Saturday. To make an appointment, call 1-800-448-3543 or 1-800-GIVE-LIFE.