JWF to hold blood drive
The Julia's Wings Foundation and the Holiday Point Association, along with the American Red Cross, will hold their annual Julia Malsin Memorial Blood Drive Aug. 4 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Sherman.
The blood drive will take place at Holy Trinity Church in Sherman Center.,
To make an appointment, call 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org.
The sponsor code is Julia.
The Julia's Wings Foundation is a non-profit organization with the mission of honoring Julia's wish, to provide assistance to families of children with life threatening hematological diseases such as aplastic anemia, MDS and PNH.
Julia was diagnosed with aplastic anemia at the age of 12 and after fighting this disease for over a year lost her battle at the age of 13.
During the course of her illness, Julia received numerous life sustaining blood and platelet transfusions during that time.