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FFCHS JROTC Hosts Blood Drive Today/Tomorrow


April 24, 2019

by Kaylee Everett

Today and tomorrow, April 24 and 25, the Fountain-Fort Carson High School Junior ROTC program will host its annual blood drive held in the school gymnasium. This blood drive is open to the public and will take place 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. You must be at least 16 years of age and weigh a minimum of 110 pounds. You can donate up to two pints of blood. Just one pint of blood can save up to three lives.

Studies show that donating blood is not only beneficial for the people it helps, but also it is good for your body. When blood is drawn, it gets rid of old blood cells a...

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