Even though the MU blood drive receives thousands of units each year, the biggest challenge for blood drives is retaining donors.
The blood drive was 94 units away from reaching its goal.
MU celebration began with a series of events including the Tiger Food Fight, Game on Tiger Strong 5K race, Blood Drive, among others.
Over fifteen thousand lives were saved and 223,009 pounds of food were donated.
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The drive fell short of its goal but still drew substantial donations from around campus.
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