With donations at campus blood drive, students help strangers

CSU-Pueblo students donate blood at the campus blood drive. | Photo by Jason Prescott Twice a semester at Colorado State University-Pueblo, a glossy, bright red van with the phrase, “Give Blood. Save Lives.” painted on its side arrives at the Occhiato University Center. The vehicle is owned by Bonfils, a blood donation organization that hosts several drives throughout Colorado. Shortly after arriving, the center’s employees hastily unload the contents of the van, which range from chairs to intricate medical equipment, inside the OUC ballroom. The next four hours will be...