Students Donate Blood for College Challenge

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"When she gets pricked by a needle before donating blood, dietetics junior Sarah Mroczek said she thinks about children with cancer who need blood donations to survive.

Her sister had Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a type of cancer that affects the lymph nodes, and needed blood transfusions. Mroczek said her sister’s experience motivates her to donate blood.

“Watching the blood drip down the IV line into her, you realize you can set aside your own pain,” Mroczek said.
Mroczek was one of many MSU students who donated blood Wednesday for the 17th annual MSU-PSU Blood Challenge, which began Monday.

The competition between MSU and Penn State University to donate the most blood to the American Red Cross will continue until Nov. 18."

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