The American River Current

BloodSource plans visit to ARC


Alondra Botello

March 5, 2018

American River College students will have an opportunity to donate blood  March 6 and 7 through BloodSource, a community based, non-profit blood center that provides mobile blood drives.   Ryan Nix, the health services assistant on campus, said that according to records from the health center at AR...

ARC saves lives with blood drive

A blood source RV is parked in parking lot B during the blood drive (Photo by Joel Whited).

T.J. Martinez

March 16, 2017

On March 7-8, Bloodsource held a blood drive with locations in both parking lot B and near the parking garage. One pint of blood can save up to three lives, which means that 795 people in need will receive the blood donated by the 355 individuals who participated in the drive. Although 355 people...

Bloodsource is back at ARC

Students walk by the BloodSource blood drive at American River College on Sept. 20. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jared Smith

September 21, 2016

American River College held a blood drive this week that began Tuesday and runs until 3 p.m. today. The drive has two locations, one between the police station and parking structure, and the other in B lot, next to the student center. Many students lined up outside of the BloodSource “bloodmobile...

ARC Blood Drive gets started

One of the two Blood Source trucks parked on the American River College campus for the Blood Drive being held March 1 and 2, 2016.   (Photo by Bailey Carpenter)

Bailey Carpenter

March 1, 2016

Today, March 1,  was the first day of American River College's annual two day Blood Drive. The event will continue tomorrow, March 2, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. There are two stations, one near the parking structure and the portables, and the other near the Student Center and science building.  ...

ARC to host blood drive March 1 and 2

ARC student, Cedric Fowlks gives blood at the blood drive. The Blood Drive took place on ARC campus on Sept. 29th.

Allante Morris

February 26, 2016

Once a semester American River College hosts their annual Blood Drive. This spring, it will be held March 1 and 2 at parking lot B next to the Student Center and the lot next to parking garage and police portable. According to BloodSource, approximately 1 out of every 7 people entering the hospit...

Opinion: Everyone who can should donate blood

Four out of every 10 people in the United States are able to donate blood, yet only one in 10 actually does. (Photo by Ashley Nanfria)

Emily Thompson and Ashley Nanfria

October 19, 2015

By Emily Thompson and Ashley Nanfria When someone in the United States is in need of a blood transfusion every two seconds, everyone who can needs to give blood. A little needle is nothing compared with saving a life. Blood helps to save the lives of accident and burn patients, premature infants...

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