On Wednesday, January 23, a Red Cross Blood Drive was held at Mount Angel Abbey. Many seminarians, seminary faculty, other Abbey employees, and monks donated blood. According to Winnie Bolton, one of the main organizers of the blood drive, the next blood drive at the Abbey will occur in the fall.
Winnie Bolton greeting and checking in the blood donors.
Emilio Gonzalez, a seminarian from the Diocese of Fresno, celebrates donating blood for the first time.