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Silver Lining Blood Drive Continues Despite Bad Weather

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ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va (WVIR) - Despite the weather, dozens of people rolled up their sleeves and donated blood Sunday in Albemarle County.

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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