Multiple Saddleback College departments and donor organizations collaborate to host ‘Save a Life Week: Blood & Marrow Donation’

LARIAT NEWS | Ashley Hern

Saddleback College’s campus provided accommodations and hosted this semester’s blood and bone marrow drive, “Save a Life Week,” from Monday, March 5 through Thursday, March 8 in the Student Services Center. The event featured a multifaceted force of participation from Saddleback’s Associated Student Government, the human services department and the nursing program, as well as Be A Hero Become A Donor, One Legacy and the Hoag Blood Donor Service.

According to ASG’s current president, Erica Delamare, the organization of the blood drive was lead by Paloma Chacon, who is the events director of ASG. Sue Forster, the account marketing manager for Hoag Blood Donor Service also mentioned Chris Hargraves, the director of student life, as a coordinator for the event. Besides “Save a Life Week,” ASG has supported and hosted multiple events on the college campus like the weekly TED talks, monthly food trucks and voter registration events. Continue reading

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