'TIL IT HURTS - 4/5/06
Dozens of people set out
on a mission to save lives, Tuesday, April 4, in the Ozinga Chapel. Sixty-two
units of blood were donated during a drive sponsored by Campus Ministries
and conducted by Heartland Blood Center in Aurora, Illinois.
Rachel Kramer, administrative
assistant to the chaplain and music department at Trinity, and Paul Casner
'06, and the Campus Ministries Leadership Team organized this bi-annual
"Hosting the blood drive
is one way to give back to the community," Kramer said. "Those who donated
blood help people that may live next door, down the block, or in nearby
"Giving blood saves lives,"
said Grace Visker '07. "I know that if I was in need of blood, I would
want people to come and donate."
Heartland Blood Center serves
35 hospitals in a 12 county area and collects more than 150,000 units of
blood annually. The organization's mission is to provide and maintain an
adequate supply of blood and blood products for area hospitals.