USA: Locals Plan "Muslims for Life" Blood Drive in Chantilly


The Chantilly blood drive is just one of several being held around the nation between Aug. 11 and Oct. 11 by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA.

Ahmadiyya Times | News Watch | US Desk
Source/Credit: Centreville Patch
By Jamie M. Rogers | September 8, 2013

The interfaith blood drive is from 11 to 2 p.m. today.

A local mosque attended by Centreville Muslims will host a blood drive today in Chantilly.

The Muslims for Life Blood Drive will be held from 11 to 2 p.m. at the Mubarak Mosque at 4555 Ahmadiyya Drive, said Pal Fouzan, public relations secretary for the Central Virginia Chapter of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.

The blood drive is just one of several being held around the nation between Aug. 11 and Oct. 11 by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA, he said.

The goal of the community is to collect 12,000 pints of blood, which can save some 36,000 lives.  To date the group has collected 11,170 pints of blood, according to its Website.

The blood drives are held in honor of the victims of both the Sept. 11 attacks and the Boston Marathon bombing.
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