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Blood drive in honor of Fairport's "Angels" set for June 20

Blood drive in honor of Fairport's "Angels" set for June 20

June 05, 2019 09:00 PM

FAIRPORT, N.Y. (WHEC) - The annual "Fairport Angels Blood Drive" in memory of five Fairport students who died in a car accident is coming up this June. 

The event will be held on June 20 at the St. John of Rochester Gymnasium at 8 Wickford Way in Fairport. The event will last from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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The drive comes around the 12th anniversary of the crash which took the lives of Hannah Cogdon, Bailey Goodman, Meredith McClure, Sara Monnat, and Katie Shirley. The five Fairport students had graduated from Fairport High School only five days before the accident.

It is the eighth annual blood drive in their memory.

While walk-ins are welcomed, it is recommended to make an appointment by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767). You can also make an appointment by heading to RedCrossBlood.org and using the sponsor keyword StJohnOfRochesterFairport.  

During the 2018 blood drive, they were able to collect 59 units of blood which helped save up to 177 lives.

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