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Seminary Blood Drive  

Seminary Blood DriveThe Seminary here at Seton Hall – Immaculate Conception Seminary – will be sponsoring a blood drive in the University Center's Main Lounge on Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. till 6:30 p.m. Blood is always in short supply in New Jersey. Please help this important cause and donate if you can. The need is URGENT! We strongly recommend that you reserve a donation time in advance to minimize your wait and to help our blood collection center determine the number of donation stations to set up.


To schedule your appointment or for more information:

  • Sign up online;

  • Stop by the Seminary Blood Drive sign-up table immediately after Mass at the University Chapel on Sunday nights, September 22 and 29 and October 6 at 6, 8, and 10 p.m.; or

  • e-mail John Butler at

We will also have a sign-up table in the University Center during the three weeks prior to the blood drive in the area near the PNC Bank office and the Galleon Room.


In addition, we would welcome volunteers to help us with recruiting blood donors and with hospitality and refreshments at the blood drive itself. Information about volunteer opportunities will also be available:

  • Sign up online;

  • At our sign-up table after the evening Masses on September 22 and 29 and October 6;

  • By e-mailing John Butler; or

  • By going to our sign-up table in the University Center during the weeks of September 23 and 30 and October 7.

First-Year Student Service Hours

Freshmen, please note that credit for community service hours can be earned by providing volunteer service to the blood drive or by donating blood, and by completing the verification form for submission to the Freshman Studies Office.

Requirements to Donate Blood

In short, you must be at least 17 years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds, and have not donated blood on or after August 8, 2013. Deferral limitations may apply in the event of certain medications, illnesses, overseas travel, surgery, and other similar factors. Each prospective blood donor will be evaluated at the time of arrival at the blood drive location. Feel free to ask any questions you may have about your ability to donate by calling Community Blood Council at 866-2GIVENJ (866-244-8365).

The blood drive will be conducted by the Community Blood Council of New Jersey, Inc. For information about the Community Blood Council, please visit their website at

The Seminary Blood Drive Committee gratefully acknowledges the co-sponsorship and assistance of Campus Ministry and Pirates of Irish Persuasion & Extraction (P.I.P.E.).

Got Blood? Give Life!


For more information, please contact:

  • John Butler
  • (609) 647-5145
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