The Downey Legend

Saving lives at the fall blood drive

Saving lives at the fall blood drive

Sergio Villegas, Writer

November 21, 2011

The students, staff and the American Red Cross all joined forces on Nov. 2 in the gym to gather blood and save lives at the annual Fall Blood Drive.  Students between ages sixteen and eighteen were allowed to give blood, although sixteen year olds needed parental consent to donate.  The gym was crowded...

Students save lives at Spring Blood Drive

Students save lives at Spring Blood Drive

June 14, 2011

Students and staff came together in an effort to save lives on June 8 for the American Red Cross Association Spring Blood Drive.  This event marked the second blood drive of the year and garnered 500 pints of blood, saving approximately 1,500 lives. For some students, this was the first opportunity...

Vikings save lives one drop at a time

Sarah Menendez

November 4, 2009

The gymnasium was transformed into a virtual blood bank as students anxiously waited to give blood for the semi annual Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, October 28. Rows of black stretchers were filled with nervous students giving blood while Red Cross workers buzzed around in a hospital-like environment....

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