2005-03-25 / Community

Beach Channel Blood Drive

By 1:30 p.m. the number doubled to 150 blood donors.



Teachers Mrs. Murray had 75 students waiting to give blood by 9 a.m. with more and more students coming.Teachers Mrs. Murray had 75 students waiting to give blood by 9 a.m. with more and more students coming.The Beach Channel High School Student Government held one of its most successful blood drives in several years on Tuesday, March 8. The Beach Channel High School Student Government held one of its most successful blood drives in several years on Tuesday, March 8. This was also the first time that 16 year olds were allowed to give blood with a special permission slip signed by their parents.This was also the first time that 16 year olds were allowed to give blood with a special permission slip signed by their parents.At 2 p.m., however, the temperature in the auditorium dropped below 65 degrees, and the New York Blood Services was unable to continue collecting blood from the remaining donors. Ultimately, 96 pints were collected. 
At 2 p.m., however, the temperature in the auditorium dropped below 65 degrees, and the New York Blood Services was unable to continue collecting blood from the remaining donors. Ultimately, 96 pints were collected.

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