Eta Pi Chapter Blood Drive

Thank you to all who volunteered and who donated blood--join us again September 13, 2017.  More information to come

Save 3 lives with 1 blood donation!

  • Before your appointment: (for several days prior to donation)
    • Drink plenty of water (8-10 glasses per day)
    • Eat healthy meals and boost your iron by incorporating iron-rich foods into your diet
    • Sleep well the night before
    • Day of donation:
      • Eat a good breakfast / lunch before donating
      • Drink plenty of water the day of donation (6-10 glasses)
      • Avoid caffeine
      • Wear a short-sleeved shirt or loose, comfortable clothing
      • Bring a photo ID
      • Bring a list of your medications, and the dates of recent vaccinations
      • Know your travel history (year travelled, countries where you travelled)

Donor Eligibility

  • Must be at least 17 years of age 
  • Weigh at least 110 pounds
  • Be in general good health
  • Hemoglobin level:
    • Women 12.5 mg/L
    • Men 13.0 mg/L
  • For more information about blood donation: click here