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Blood drive to honor the memory of Daryl Blackburn

Event set for Tuesday, July 25, invites campus community members to advance the work of a colleague who, among countless additional contributions to the university, coordinated blood drives on campus.

Blood drive, Daryl Blackburn

icon of a calendarJuly 10, 2023

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Daryl BlackburnOffering deepest sympathies to the friends and colleagues of Daryl Blackburn, the Versiti Blood Center of Michigan will host a blood drive in his honor from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 25.

As the blood drive coordinator for Oakland, Daryl demonstrated a tremendous passion to these events, which over time benefitted more than 315 people. 

The upcoming tribute event will take place in Oakland Center Rooms 128-130, located at 312 Meadow Brook Road, Rochester, MI, 48309. Appointments are preferred and participants are encouraged to eat a healthy meal and drink plenty of water before donating. Each donation can beneficially impact as many as three lives.

To make an appointment, obtain donor qualification information or get help with other questions, those interested in participating in the blood drive can call (866) 642-5663 or visit the Versiti Blood Center of Michigan website.

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