Saint Anne's Belfield School hosted the Silver Lining Blood Drive and Tailgate in memory of Becky Silver, a Charlottesville woman who died of leukemia a few years ago.
Lucy Koch is a blood recipient whose life was saved by a transfusion.
“Every individual that came out today will save a life,” Koch says. “They may never know that person but they will save a life of someone by giving a unit today.”
A tailgate party theme kept kids busy and comforted donors with food and massages. The blood drive hoped to collect 200 units.
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