Twice a year faculty, staff, and students at The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville board the One Blood “Big Red Bus” to participate in giving blood that could possibly save a life. This year, the campus-wide blood drive was held on September 13, and many members of the BCF family were able to participate and contribute throughout the day.
The bus was parked at the edge of the parking lot located next to the Wellness Center on the BCF campus. For most of the day, the bus contained people eagerly waiting to give blood.
According to the blood bank representatives, a total of 16 units of blood were collected making the drive a huge success. Michelle Braswell, Donor Service Specialist and Team Lead from the Marianna Branch, reported on how well the drive went and provided a “Donor Honor Roll” list stating, “We always look forward to seeing you all.” For every person who donated, there’s the possibility of saving three lives each! That’s 48 possible lives that were saved thanks to BCF family members like Dawson Jackson who are dedicated to donating.
Donors who contributed to the drive also received free goodies just for participating. Taking part in the blood drive is just another way that the BCF family demonstrates their desire to meet the physical needs of the community, in addition to the spiritual needs.
2020 BCF News
2019 BCF News