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UA Little Rock to Host Blood Drive Feb. 17

The UA Little Rock Staff Senate will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, inside the Donaghey Student Center Fitness Center.

UA Little Rock Staff Senate is partnering with the Arkansas Blood Institute, a nonprofit blood center whose volunteer donors provide every drop of blood needed by patients in 32 Arkansas hospitals.

All students, employees, and members of the public are welcome to donate. Those who would like to donate can make an appointment by visiting this link or calling 877-340-8777. Walk-in appointments are also welcome.

In order to reduce waiting time by up to 15 minutes, donors can answer the pre-appointment questions online by visiting the Donor Express website on the day of their appointment.

All donors will receive a free t-shirt and a choice between one free admission to the Museum of Discovery or a free bundtlet coupon from Nothing Bundt Cakes.

For more information, contact Reed Claiborne, chair of the Blood Drive Committee, at 501-916-6104 or