December 13, 2012
The JPIIHS Health Careers Club coordinated a campus blood drive for the Coastal Bend Blood Center. Support for the blood drive was outstanding, with 42 whole blood units donated – the equivalent of saving 126 lives. The Coastal Bend Blood Center’s Red Cord Heroes Program awards qualifying seniors with a red cord that can be worn at graduation ceremonies. Seniors can qualify for the red cord by making three donations during their senior year, or by having friends and relatives make five donations in their name.