Matt Mueller Memorial Blood Drive at Buchanan High

January 23, 2013 12:27:12 AM PST
Students at Buchanan High School in Clovis are kicking off a life-saving event on campus. The Matt Mueller Memorial Blood Drive starts Wednesday and runs through Thursday.

The blood drive is in honor Matt Mueller of BHS' first activities director and originator of the blood drive who passed away in September 2000.

This year's event will take place January 23-24 in the Multi-Purpose Room at Buchanan High, 1560 N. Minnewawa in Clovis. For the first time in the blood drive's history, students will be able to donate during the school day from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. The blood drive will be open to the public both days from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Donors must be at least 16 years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds be in good health.