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Homecoming Blood Drive

Indiana Blood Center Blood Drive and Be The Match Bone Marrow Match Registry

Save a life on Wednesday, October 8, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Pruis Hall!  Homecoming Pride Points can be earned for donating!

Don't want to wait?  Online appointments could be made!  Walk-ins were also welcomed.

Did you know?blood drive

  • Indiana Blood Center must recruit 620 donors each day to meet the patient needs at Indiana hospitals.
  • Indiana Blood Center supplies over 60 Indiana hospitals, including IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie.
  • Each whole blood donation is separated into its components to provide three transfusion-ready units, allowing a single donor to potentially save three lives.
  • More than 10,000 patients in the U.S. are diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses every year that could be treated with a bone marrow transplant.

About Indiana Blood Center

  • Indiana Blood Center was founded in 1952 and is a non-profit community service organization meeting patient’s blood needs at over 60 hospitals across Indiana, delivering more than 550 units of blood each day. These blood needs are met with the help of the nearly 2,000 organizations who host blood drives in 80 of Indiana’s 92 counties and through the dedication of more than 400 Indiana Blood Center staff who live the daily mission of delivering a constant, stable supply of blood components to patients in Indiana hospitals. Indiana Blood Center is the largest independent blood center in Indiana and among the top 20 nationally, distributing more than 150,000 blood components each year.

    Visit www.indianablood.org for more information or www.donorpoint.org to schedule an appointment to donate blood.

About Be The Match
Be The Match is a growing community of people inspired to help patients who need a marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant. The National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), a leader in the field of marrow and cord blood transplantation, created Be The Match to provide opportunities for the public to become involved in saving the lives of people with leukemia, lymphoma and other life-threatening diseases. Indiana Blood Center coordinates the Be The Match Registry in Indiana, recruiting new members and supporting Hoosiers who are a match throughout the donation process.

Visit www.indianablood.org/bethematch for more information.

Be The Match is a growing community of people inspired to help patients who need a marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant. The National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), a leader in the field of marrow and cord blood transplantation, created Be The Match to provide opportunities for the public to become involved in saving the lives of people with leukemia, lymphoma and other life-threatening diseases. Indiana Blood Center coordinates the Be The Match Registry in Indiana, recruiting new members and supporting Hoosiers who are a match throughout the donation process. Visit  for more information.

For additional information contact Hannah Johnson or Hayley Williams, Special Event Chairs, at the Homecoming Office: 765-285-7051 or homecoming@bsu.edu

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