K-State Blood Drive picks up 103 donors on first day, needs 550 by Thursday

The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive in the K-State Student Union and Putnam Hall this week. Over 100 donations were collected Monday. (Collegian Media Group)

This week, the American Red Cross is hosting its semesterly blood drive at Kansas State University. The blood drive began Monday and will continue until Thursday, March 28.

On Monday, there were 103 blood donations. The Red Cross has set a goal of 550 donations for this blood drive.

Students looking to donate can either go to the ballroom in the Student Union from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or Putnam Hall from 1 to 7 p.m. every day through Thursday. Walk-ins are accepted along with appointments made through the Red Cross.

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