National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge

March 28, 2013 at 11:01 am

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By Julie Peachey, Social Media Manager, Stanford Blood Center

Since 2009, student leaders nationwide have been participating in the National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge to promote civic engagement in honor of the Latino American civil rights activist. Campus-wide blood drives are organized at colleges and universities, with about 250 participating this year; an impressive number considering its recent establishment. This health service learning event as it’s called, “integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection. The community benefits while students learn civic responsibility, leadership, and teamwork.”

Stanford University has participated each year and we are proud to be a part of the event again this year. The blood drive will take place on Tuesday, April 2, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m at White Plaza. Click here for the address and to make an appointment.