Homecoming Service Project 2014

 
 
 

8th Annual 1200-pint Blood Drive: 

Point Value:  Up to 150 points!

 
It’s a Mountaineer tradition to give back to the community as a part of the homecoming celebration.  We are hosting a 1200-pint blood drive sponsored by ACT & the American Red Cross.  The lastfour years have set North Carolina state records for most blood collected in a single day.  Last year ACT had the largest university sponsored blood drive in the entire country.
 
Wednesday, September 24th, 8am-7pm, Holmes Convocation Center
 

APPALACHIAN’S 7th ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE: 150 points

  • Who:  YOU & your club
  • What:  8th annual Blood Drive
  • Where: Holmes Convocation Center
  • When:  Wednesday, September 24th, 8:00 AM-7:00 PM
  • Why: Every two seconds someone in the United States needs blood.
  • Blood is needed for emergencies and for people who have cancer, blood disorders, sickle cell anemia and other illnesses.
  • Some people need regular blood transfusions to live. Less than 5% of the eligible population donate blood.
  • Currently, blood donors are the only source of blood.
  • There is no substitute for blood.
  • How: Coordinate 25% of your organization to donate one pint of blood OR to volunteer time at the blood drive (club members can choose preference).
  • Individuals can start signing up on August 30th at http://specialevents.appstate.edu
  • Each club member signs up for a timeslot (donating blood or volunteering) via website and must confirm registration via email within one hour.
  • Each club member MUST SIGN OUT at the blood drive after their volunteer shift or donation experience to get credit for participating. 
  • Clubs with over 100 members may contact the planning committee to discuss options for participating at blooddrive@appstate.edu.

Registration Process

  • As a group, who wants to participate in the blood drive, an organization registers through the Homecoming Registration page.
  • For individual group/organization members to actively participate, each member must Register Individually to donate blood or volunteer at the Blood Drive.
 
 
 
BLOOD DRIVE REGISTRATION OPENS AUGUST 25th
HOMECOMING REGISTRATION OPENS SEPTEMBER 8th
HOMECOMING REGISTRATION DEADLINE—SEPTEMBER 19th by 5pm Online
 
Together, We Can Save Lives
Be a Part of History
 
Please show up and be on time for volunteer shifts and donation times to help us prevent delays!

Event Information

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  • Blood Drive
  • Kazoo Band
  • King and Queen
  • Lip Sync
  • Parade
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