UTEP, NMSU Battle In Friendly Rivalry, The I-10 Blood Coalition
It's that time again! The University of Texas at El Paso and New Mexico State University are teaming up for The I-10 Coalition Blood Drive.
The blood drive will take place from September 8-12, the week before the Battle of I-10 football game. The big game will take place Saturday at the Sun Bowl, but the United Blood Services Bloodmobiles will be set up at different areas around UTEP.
The bloodmobile will be set up Monday through Friday, near the Undergraduate Learning Center and off of Hawthorne Height, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p..m.
Other bloodmobiles will be set up at the El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday, at the Peter and Margaret de Wetter Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, and at the Campbell Building on Campbell Street and Arizona Avenue from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday.
You can keep count of the number of pints collected each day by following UTEP's Offical Twitter Page,@utepnews. Everyone who donates blood or wants to help spread the word, you are encourages to share posts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #ibleedorange.
The number of pints collected will be announces at the football game on September 13th.