Michigan Blood is in need of donations while spring break has many schools and universities closed.
Michigan Blood said people who are universal donors, O-Negative, are especially needed.
O-Negative can be used by hospitals when a blood type is unknown.
Only seven percent of the world is O-Negative.
Michigan Blood has a database to find blood drives in your area.
The Michigan Secretary of State’s Office and Michigan Blood this week released the first charity license plate in the nation supporting bone marrow donations.
Michigan Blood is hoping to add more bone marrow donors to the registry. Over 70 percent of marrow matches come from strangers, rather than family members — and the organization says expanding the registry is vitally important. Continue reading