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Find your local participating Blood Center and ask them when is your local college/university having their Chavez Challenge drive:    Enter Your Zip Code (Red Cross)  OR Enter Your Zip Code (Independents)

 

Map of Participating Schools

We are expecting more than 300 to participate in 2015! Will yours participate? 

View 2009-2014 campaign outcomes below participating schools map.

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“Most Successful Blood Drive” Champions (All U.S. colleges/universities are eligible to participate)
2014 – Long Beach Community College, CA
2013 – Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL
2012 – Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL
2011 – University of Missouri, Colombia, MO
2010 – University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX
“CAMPers for Life!” Award (ONLY currently federally funded CAMP grants eligible)
2014 – CSU, Sacramento, CA
2013 – CSU, Sacramento, CA
2012 – CSU, Sacramento, CA
2011 – Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
2010 – Texas A&M International University, Laredo, TX
2009 – Texas A&M International University, Laredo, TX

 

2014 Campaign Results:

Download Summary

2014 Most Successful Blood Drive Champions – see DETAILS!

2014 CAMPers for Life! Award Winners  – see DETAILS!

 

223 Participating Colleges/Universities

18,958  Presenting/Registered Donors  (105% of Goal by the blood centers)

15,576  Blood Units/Pints Collected  (100% of Goal set by the blood centers)

5,819  1st-Time Donors Registered  (32% of Registered Donors)

6,886  Hispanic/Latino Donors Registered  (38% of Registered Donors)

565 CAMPer Donors Registered  (12% of current & former Enrolled CAMPers

 

2014 Champions

Student Organizer: Ivan Ceja

Student Organization: Coalition for Latino Advancement

Event Advisor: Taila Roberton, Student Life Coordinator

Blood Center: Amy Papageorges, American Red Cross

  • Pints Collected: 509 (86.42% of Goal)
  • People Registered: 607 (93.38% of Goal)
  • 1st-Time Donors: 183 (30.15% of Donors)
  • Hispanic/Latino Donors: 384 (63.26% of Donors)
  • Bone Marrow Registry: 10
  • Length of blood drive: 3 days (Chavez events all week)

 

2014 Average Blood Drive  (98% data reported)

  • Pints Collected: 74
  • People Registered: 86
  • 1st-Time Donors: 29
  • Hispanic/Latino Donors: 34
  • Bone Marrow Registry: 6
  • Length of blood drive: 3 days  (Chavez Legacy events all week)

 

 

2014  –   Top 50

All Top 50 are automatically eligible for $1000 Scholarships

223 Registered Participants

Sponsors select the scholarship winners based on their participation history, student organizer profile & testimonial video

12 different data points were evaluated & scored

Top 20 received plaques & national champion keep champions trophy for one year

 

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2014 Most Successful Blood Drive Champions – see ENTIRE LIST!

2014 CAMPers for Life! Award Winners  – see ENTIRE LIST!

Place College/University Blood Center
1st CA Long Beach City College American Red Cross
2nd CA California State University, Sacramento BloodSource
3rd CA UC Los Angeles (UCLA) UCLA Blood & Platelet Center
4th TN University of Tennessee, Chattanooga Blood Assurance
5th CA El Camino College Cedars-Sinai Hospital
6th CA Cypress College Cedars-Sinai Hospital
7th CA Citrus College Huntington Hospital / City of Hope
8th CA UC Davis BloodSource
9th WI University of Wisconsin – Whitewater American Red Cross
10th CA Los Angeles Harbor College LifeStream
10th OH Bowling Green State University American Red Cross
12th CA Sacramento City College BloodSource
13th CA Bakersfield College Houchin Community Blood Bank
14th CA Mt. San Antonio College American Red Cross
15th WA Columbia Basin College Inland Northwest Blood Center
16th CA UC Merced BloodSource
17th CA CSU Channel Islands United Blood Services
18th NV College of Southern Nevada American Red Cross
19th CA East Los Angeles College American Red Cross
20th OH Youngstown State University LifeShare
21st CA Rio Hondo College Presbyterian Hospital
22nd CA Modesto Junior College BloodSource
23rd TX Texas A&M International University South Texas Blood and Tissue Center
23rd TX University of Texas at Austin The Blood & Tissue Ctr of Central TX
25th KS Kansas State University American Red Cross
25th TX University of Texas at San Antonio South Texas Blood and Tissue Center
27th CA California State University, Stanislaus BloodSource
28th CA Dominican University of California Blood Centers of the Pacific
29th TX Univ of TX Health Science Ctr at San Antonio South Texas Blood and Tissue Center
30th TX The University of Texas-Pan American United Blood Services
30th NC Duke University American Red Cross
32nd FL Nova Southeastern University OneBlood
33rd CO University of Colorado –  Boulder Bonfils Blood Center
33rd ID Idaho State University – Pocatello American Red Cross
33rd CA Cerritos College American Red Cross
36th WA Eastern Washington University Inland Northwest Blood Center
36th IL Chicago State University Heartland Blood Centers
36th CA CSU San Bernardino LifeStream
39th ID Boise State University American Red Cross
39th TX South Texas College – Rio Grande City United Blood Services (Brownsville)
39th CA Yuba College – Clearlake BloodSource
39th TX Baylor University – College of Medicine Methodist Houston Hospital
43rd NJ Ramapo College of New Jersey Community Blood Services
43rd CA Santa Ana College American Red Cross
45th CA California State University, Northridge American Red Cross
45th TX South Texas College – Mid-Valley United Blood Services
47th CA Point Loma Nazarene University American Red Cross
47th CA Humboldt State University Northern California Comm Blood Bank
49th NM University of New Mexico – Albuquerque United Blood Services
49th CA EUI Vocational – Chula Vista San Diego Blood Bank
49th WA Big Bend Community College Inland Northwest Blood Center

 

(12) 2014 Scholarship Recipients

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Iván Ceja – Coalition for Latino Advancement

Long Beach Community College (CA) – 1st Place

Scholarship Sponsor:  TerumoBCT

Video Testimonial:  http://youtu.be/NJnEP5qzWtk

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Daniel Mazon – Honors Transfer Club

Los Angeles Harbor College (CA) – 10th Place

Scholarship: Sponsor:  LifeStream Blood Centers

Video Testimonial:  http://youtu.be/EibaWd3IUu8

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Mayra Lopez – Latinos Student Union 

Bowling Green State University (OH) – 10th Place

Scholarship Sponsor:  Incept Communications

Video Testimonial: http://youtu.be/Ob50t8P9qig

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Natalia Itzali Serrato – College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

CSU Sacramento (CA) – 2nd Place

Scholarship Sponsor:  Migrant Students Foundation

Video Testimonial:  http://youtu.be/UcOLS22Wctk

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Jacqueline Cruz – College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

Eastern Washington Univ (WA) – 36th Place

Scholarship Sponsor:  Molina Healthcare

Video Testimonial:  http://youtu.be/VJrey0E7mMc

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Eduardo Castañeda – Sigma Lambda Beta Fraternity (SLB)

Washington State University (WA)

Scholarship Sponsor:  International Service Learning

Video Testimonial: http://youtu.be/v7rkXP7V45I

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Yazmin Aguilar & Aimee Calderon – College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

Columbia Basin College (WA) – 15th Place

Scholarship Sponsor:  United Healthcare

Video Testimonial:  http://youtu.be/CuDozk4Yqo8

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Gabriela Oliva – Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan (MECHA)

Big Bend Community College (WA) – 49th Place

Scholarship Sponsor:  Best Western Peppertree Inns

Video Testimonial:  http://youtu.be/cA5CIJGHxr0

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Fuentes Dan – Latinos Unidos Association

Spokane Falls Community College (WA)

Scholarship Sponsor:  United Healthcare

Video Testimonial: http://youtu.be/Z0P8aUMbu6s

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Frederick Olmos – Sigma Lambda Beta Fraternity & College Assist Migrant Prog (CAMP)

University of Idaho (ID)

Scholarship Sponsor:  Johnson & Johnson (Ortho Clinical Diagnostics)

Video Testimonial: http://youtu.be/SYx8jp0Pk0M

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Rosa Bautista – Student Nursing Association

Lewis-Clark State College (ID)

Scholarship Sponsor:  Hologic

Video Testimonial:  http://youtu.be/F6TZ6uxH-TU

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Chris Galindo

Carrington College

Scholarship Sponsor:  Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories

Video Testimonial: http://youtu.be/4DJB5q1FdjE

Service Learning Initiative – Impact Summary History

 

2013 National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge

 

    • 251  Participating Colleges/Universities
    • 23,405  Presenting/Registered Donors 
    • 20,717  Blood Units/Pints Collected (110% of Goal set by the blood centers)
    • 7,861  1st-Time Donors Registered (34% of Registered Donors)
    • 7,780  Hispanic/Latino Donors Registered (33% of Registered Donors)
    • 830  CAMPer Donors Registered (17% of current & former Enrolled CAMPers

 

 2012 National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge

  • 225      Participating Colleges/Universities
  • 19,080  Presenting/Registered Donors
  • 16,075  Blood Units/Pints Collected (103% of Goal set by the blood centers)
  • 4,960   1st-Time Donors Registered (32% of Registered Donors)
  • 5,479   Hispanic/Latino Donors Registered (38% of Registered Donors)
  • 831      CAMPer Donors Registered (16% of current & former Enrolled CAMPers)
2011 National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge   
  • 167       Participating Colleges/Universities
  • 15,504  Presenting/Registered Donors
  • 12,151  Blood Units/Pints Collected (103% of Goal set by the blood centers)
  • 4,609    1st-Time Donors Registered (33% of Registered Donors)
  • 5,083    Hispanic/Latino Donors Registered (34% of Registered Donors)
  • 638       CAMPer Donors Registered (12% of current & former Enrolled CAMPers)
2010 National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge 

2010 Most Successful Results    2010 CAMPers for Life Results

  • 113      Participating Colleges/Universities
  • 10,231 Presenting/Registered Donors
  • 8,054   Blood Units/Pints Collected (95% of Goal set by the blood centers)
  • 2,992   1st-Time Donors Registered (32% of Registered Donors)
  • 3,244   Hispanic/Latino Donors Registered (29% of Registered Donors)
  • 560      CAMPer Donors Registered (12% of curent & former Enrolled CAMPers)
2009 National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge

2009 CAMPers for Life Results

  • 42       Participating Colleges/Universities
  • 2,468  Presenting/Registered Donors
  • 1,931  Blood Units/Pints Collected (117% of Goal set by the blood centers)
  • 873     1st-Time Donors Registered (35% of Registered Donors)
  • 1,265  Hispanic/Latino Donors Registered (51% of Registered Donors)
  • 540     CAMPer Donors Registered (22% of current & former Enrolled CAMPers)
List of colleges/universities we’re actively inviting to participate!  

2015 National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge

List of colleges/universities we’re actively inviting to participate!  

If your campus is not listed, and you would like to participate, please contact us at:  SiSePuede@ChavezChallenge.org

Blood Drives to be schedules for March-April timeframe
Each participating campus may schedule a blood drive lasting from 1 to 3 days, their choice; and reflect their submitted drive drive goals accordingly

List of colleges/universities we’re actively inviting to participate

If your campus is not listed, and you would like to participate, please contact us at: SiSePuede@ChavezChallenge.org     

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