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By Madysen McLain
Gazette Reporter 

Blood donors can help obtain school grants


May 16, 2019

A blood drive in LaCrosse Friday could award the local school a $2,000 grant if 36 donors participate. The blood drive will be from noon to 6:15 p.m. Friday at the LaCrosse Town Hall.

“All blood collected will go toward the local hospital to save local people,” said Joe Fairbanks, southern territory manager for Vitalant, formerly know as Inland Northwest Blood Center.

The grant would be used for S.T.E.M purposes at the LaCrosse School District, which gives leeway for what the school can use it for, he said.

Fairbanks said to receive the grant, each participating town must conduct two b...

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