Metro Detroit man has been donating blood for more than 40 years
Dan Graustein has been donating blood since the 1970s. “It’s the most important thing that I do because it has potential of saving somebody’s life,” he said. “In 1974, there’s a blood competition between Michigan and Ohio State, same week that the football game is, and they compete on who can donate more blood,” he said. He said that in the past, the American Red Cross would donate your blood to one individual person. “I have donated white blood cells, plasma platelets,” he said.
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3830, 2299 W. 12 Mile RoadBloomfield1/7/2021: 8:45 a.m. - 4 p.m., Bloomfield Blood Donation Center, 4190 Telegraph Rd. Bloomfield1/14/2021: 8:45 a.m. - 4 p.m., Bloomfield Blood Donation Center, 4190 Telegraph Rd. Farmington Hills1/14/2021: 8:45 a.m. - 4 p.m., Farmington Hills Blood Donation Center, 31150 Haggerty Rd. Farmington Hills1/21/2021: 8:45 a.m. - 4 p.m., Farmington Hills Blood Donation Center, 31150 Haggerty Rd. Farmington Hills1/28/2021: 8:45 a.m. - 4 p.m., Farmington Hills Blood Donation Center, 31150 Haggerty Rd.
Boy Scouts to help unload groceries at Ann Arbor food drive on Saturday
ANN ARBOR – Members of the local Boy Scout Troop 27 will be on hand Saturday at the St. Francis Parish Food Drive to help donors move groceries from their cars to the church from 2-6 p.m.Members of the National Eagle Scout Association NESA Alumni of Michigan will also be on site. Scouts will be in uniform at the front of the church for those who need assistance. The St. Francis Parish Food Drive is running now through Sunday. To sign up to make deliveries to these organizations on Sunday, click here. St. Francis of Assisi Parish is at 2250 E. Stadium Blvd.
Living sister donates part of liver to sick brother: ‘A lot of excitement and hope’
The gift of life is an incredible thing, and one local man is about to find out firsthand. He’s sick and a transplant is the only thing that could save his life. “But it comes down to, you know, life choices and things that I’ve done with my life, you know? She went about this in doing all her research herself.”“Of course a little bit nervous but honestly there is a lot of excitement and hope,” said Julia. Now he’s getting ready for a life changing surgery that will save his life all thanks to his sister.