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VWHS schedules Red Cross blood drive

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The Van Wert High School Student Council will host a blood drive on Wednesday, February 12, from 7:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., in the VWHS gymnasium.

The Student Council encourages community members to donate, and those interested can sign up online at, by calling the Red Cross at 800.RED.CROSS, or by downloading the blood donor app

VWHS student ReAnna Chancy donates blood during the fall blood drive. photo provided

VWHS students are asked to sign up during PAWS on Friday, January 31; Monday, February 3; or Wednesday, February 5, or during lunch on Tuesday, February 4 and Thursday, February 6.  Donors must be at least 16 years of age. 

During the 2019 fall blood drive, the VWHS Student Council collected 65 units of blood from 101 donors. In order for students to earn the Goodwill Games this year, it needs to collect at least 70 units from 100 or more donors at the spring blood drive.   

POSTED: 01/31/20 at 8:10 am. FILED UNDER: News