On Friday, April 1, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., John Burroughs Middle School (600 S. McCadden Pl.) will host its first-ever blood drive. The event will benefit one of JB’s students, who is currently being treated at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, as well as other children at the hospital desperately in need of blood. Every donation can save as many as three lives.
If you are interested in helping out with a donation, appointments are available here (many early morning slots are already taken, but there are still times open in the late morning and afternoon). The event will be held on the school blacktop near the corner of Wilshire and McCadden. Note that all donors must:
• Be at least 17 years old
• Weigh at least 120 lbs. (OR if 18 years old, then weighat least 110 lbs.)
• Feel well and healthy the day of donation
• Bring a valid photo ID, drivers license preferred
• Drink plenty of water!
• Eat a good meal before donating
John Burroughs Middle School Blood Drive
Friday, April 1, 8 a.m.- 2 p.m.
600 S. McCadden Pl., 90005