Blood Drive to be Held at UAFS Jan. 24-25

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host a blood drive from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 24-25 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, with donors receiving a free T-shirt and a free health screening.


The blood drive is sponsored by the UAFS Student Activities Office and is free and open to the public.


UAFS coordinates several drives annually between January and September each year. The blood is given to the Arkansas Blood Institute, who distributes it to 14 hospitals in western Arkansas, including Sparks Health System and Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith.


Appointments for the blood drive may be made at the student activities office, by calling 479-788-7699 or by emailing Walk-ins are also welcome.


About the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith is the premiere regional institution of Western Arkansas, connecting education with careers and serving as a driver of economic development and quality of place in the greater Fort Smith region. Through a small campus, dedicated professors, and the university’s unique bond with its community, students at UAFS are able to do more in the areas they are passionate about, both on- and off-campus, in a way that prepares them for post-graduate success. To find out how you can do more at UAFS, visit


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Thursday, January 5, 2017
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