The Event:The National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge celebrates Cesar E. Chavez's Legacy as an American civc leader by engaging students in health education, health professions, civic engagement and saving lives. A student organizer and a team of student volunteers at each participating college campus coordinates a donor recruitment campaign culminating in a 1- to 2-day campus-wide blood drive.
What is service learning? Service learning integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection. The community benefits while students learn civic responsibility, leadership, and teamwork.
Who was Cesar E. Chavez? He was an American civic leader born in Yuma (AZ), a WWII Veteran, who dedicated his life to improving working conditions and qualify of life for migrant and seasonal farmworker communities. The target date for campus blood drives is March 31st, celebrating Mr. Chavez's Legacy on his birthday.
1. (TX) Texas A&M International University (36 points) 2. (CA) CSU, Sacramento (23 points) 3. (WA) Eastern Washington University (21 points) 4. (TX) West Texas A&M (17 points) 5. (TX) Our Lady of the Lake University (13 points) 6. (PN) The Pennsylvania State University (12 points) 7. (OR) Portland Community College (10 points) 8. (TX) University of Texas - Pam American (8 points) 8. (CA) Santiago Canyon College (8 points) 10. (CA) CSU, San Marcos (5 points) 10. (TX) Texas State University at San Marcos (5 points)
(32) out of the (38) existing CAMP grants participated.
Service Learning Initiative - Community Impact
2010 National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge(2010 Results Page 1) (2010 Results Page 2) 113 Participating Colleges/Universities 10,231 Presenting/Registered Donors 8,054 Useable 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 Existing Enrolled CAMPers) - Current & Former CAMP students combined
2009 National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge(2009 Results Report) 42 Participating Colleges/Universities 2,468 Presenting/Registered Donors 1,931 Useable Blood Units/Pints Collected (117.2% of Goal set by the blood centers) 873 1st-Time Donors Registered (35.4% of Registered Donors) 1,265 Hispanic/Latino Donors Registered (51.3% of Registered Donors) 540 CAMPer Donors Registered (21.9% of Registered Donors) - Current & Former CAMP students combined