Fairport Angels Blood Drive to be held Thursday | WHEC.com

Fairport Angels Blood Drive to be held Thursday

Updated: June 17, 2021 05:19 PM
Created: June 16, 2021 09:26 PM

FAIRPORT, N.Y. (WHEC) — The annual Fairport Angels Blood Drive is Thursday afternoon in memory of five Fairport High School graduates who were killed in a car crash 14 years ago.

The blood drive will be held at St. John of Rochester Church in Fairport from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

"It has been fourteen years and I think like everyone else from the area I kind of remember where I was and what I was doing when I heard about the tragedy,' said blood donor Meg Smerveck. "I'm a mother and a grandmother so I share so much and I can only imagine the grief."

Participants are asked to pre-register through the American Red Cross. 

To make an appointment to donate, call 1-800-REDCROSS or visit redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code “stjohnofrochesterfairport”.

The Red Cross is currently experiencing a severe blood shortage.

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