Eta Pi Chapter Blood Drive

Thank you to all who volunteered and who donated blood in the April 2017 UWO Eta Pi Blood Drive.  Join us again on September 13, 2017

  • Wednesday, September 13, 2017
  • 9:30am - 2:00pm
  • Mobile blood donation center, parked on High Ave. in front of Sage Hall on UWO campus
  • Contact Jeanne Hiatt ( to donate or to sign up to volunteer to help with the drive

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 meal or substantial snack before donating
      • Drink plenty of water the day of donation (6-10 glasses)
      • Avoid caffeine (this can be dehydrating)
      • 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