United Blood Services hosts "Scrub for Blood"

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A local service organization and a fraternity have teamed up with a blood provider to increase the blood supply over the Memorial Day holiday.

It was all part of the annual, "Scrub for Blood" at United Blood Services.

Volunteers with the Lion's Club and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity worked to grill hamburgers and hot dogs and wash cars for blood donors.

The volunteers say rare blood types such as AB-negative and AB-positive are particularly needed this time of year.

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