Blood Donations Needed to Help Brookshire Student

jose_flyer_for_YMCAJose Mora-Rodriguez, a second grader at Brookshire Elementary School, recently was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia–Burkitt’s Leukemia–and is in need of O+ and O- donations for his transfusions and blood products like platelets.

A blood drive to help Jose will be held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16 at the Winter Park YMCA at 1201 N. Lakemont Ave.

Appointments are available and encouraged. To make one, go to and enter the sponsor code “M15D.”

All blood donors receive a free movie ticket.