Friday, October 11, 2013
Contact: Dave Wellman, Director of Communications (304) 696-7153

Marshall University hosts blood drive on South Charleston campus

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Marshall University is hosting a blood drive for the American Red Cross on its South Charleston campus from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16. Donors have the option of giving blood or making a double-red cell donation during the drive.

No appointment is necessary, but donors can call 1-800-REDCROSS or visit and enter mugrad to make an appointment.

All blood types are needed, but Red Cross officials have issued special alerts requesting both O-negative and O-positive blood.

The South Charleston campus is located at 100 Angus E. Peyton Dr., just off of the Kanawha Turnpike. Parking is free and convenient.

For more information, contact Joyce Harrah at 304-746-2030 or

For further information, contact:  Office of University Communications
Marshall University | 213 Old Main | Huntington, WV 25755-1090
Fax: (304) 696-3197