Blood drive held in memory of Colin Montesano

11 Nov

You have an opportunity in a few weeks to honor a life ended too soon, while helping to save others.

A blood drive being held Saturday Nov. 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Webster Schroeder High School honors the memory of Schroeder graduate Colin Montesano ’14, who passed away suddenly at age 21.

Colin had wanted to dedicate his life to helping others by becoming a physician and studied at the University of Pittsburgh. He was also an active community volunteer, talented athlete and an organ donor, so Donate Life will be at the blood drive signing people up to be organ donors.

Local businesses are donating food for the event and there will be raffle baskets for people who donate. Plus, anyone who is an organ donor or signs up to become a donor will receive raffle tickets with a chance to win prizes.

Here are the drive details:

Blood Drive in honor of Colin Montesano
Saturday, November 27, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Webster Schroeder High School
875 Ridge Road, Webster

Please register ahead of time by clicking here to avoid long wait times.

Aside from this being a great thing to do in Colin’s memory, this is also a critical time of year for blood donations. Thanks to COVID, blood donations are already at a critically low level. They decline even more from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day as people get busy with holiday activities, so the Red Cross really needs your help.

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