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Saving lives with blood

In 2019, the  Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center collected well over 1000 donations from only six schools. This does not include donations from places such as churches or donations given at one the local buildings. 
West's February blood drives proves successful
February 24, 2020

On Thursday Feb. 27, the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center held a blood drive at West. During student’s second block, they could come down and donate blood. These blood drives are held once a...

One last drop for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center

Junior Emma Day gives blood.
April 19, 2018

Update: West donated a total of 93 pints at the Apr. 19 blood drive. On Apr. 19 the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center held the last blood drive of the school year in the YMCA gym from 8:00...

Top blood donors to be honored at graduation

April 22, 2016

Hundreds of students have donated blood throughout the year, but a special 15 are being recognized at this year's graduation for becoming a gallon grad. A gallon grad is basically a student who has donated...

Gallon blood donors to get recognized at graduation

Students give blood in the last blood drive of the year on April 7.
April 7, 2016

Hundreds of students have donated blood throughout the year, but a special 15 are being recognized at this year's graduation for becoming a gallon grad. A gallon grad is basically a student who has donated...

Blood drive aims to save 450 lives

Students give blood during the first drive of the year on Sept. 9 in the Davenport Family Y.
November 24, 2015

Tis the season for being thankful and giving, and that’s exactly what Davenport West High is doing. That’s right, the blood drive is back on Dec. 10, 2015 in the West Y. This time around West High...

Students donate to blood drive

Senior Logan McBee donates a double unit (two pints) of blood for his second time to become a gallon donor at the West High Student Blood Drive on Sept. 10 in the West Family Y gym.
September 10, 2015

The first blood drive was a success, with 230 students signing up to donate and save a life. Students came to the West Family Y gym on Sept. 10 to check in during Blocks 1, 2 or 3. The student helpers...

Students sign up for blood drive

Cheyenne Morgan, senior, signs up for the Blood Drive during second block.
September 9, 2015

The first blood drive of the year is Thursday, Sept.10, during first through third block. Sign ups are still going on, with the blood drive committee going around and assisting students to sign up online....

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