标题: [TAMU CSSA] Fwd: [UACA] Blood Drive for Jennifer Hwang

作者: CSSA TAMU

日期: 2010-04-08


Dear CSSA members,

Please check the email and forward it to your friends to help with the following family. Your generous help will be appreciated!



---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Fengxiang Qiao <qiaofx@gmail.com>
Date: 2010/4/8
Subject: [UACA] Blood Drive for Jennifer Hwang
To: UACA_Houston@googlegroups.com
Cc: cecil fong <cecil.fong@gmail.com>, peterhwang@earthlink.net, jcy17@yahoo.com


Dear Chinese Alumni and Students, Dear Friends,
 
Peter Hwang (黄登陆) has been an active member in Houston Chinese Community (H80-20, CARE, ICC, and others), and a friend of UACA. He now needs our help. His wife, Jennifer, has been diagnosed with Leukemia (白血病 )and will need blood transfusions.
 
Please forward to your friends and/or members if you can. Please see note below. Thank you for your consideration for this very important matter.
 
Fengxiang Qiao
 
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From: JCCAA News <jccaamail@jccaa.net>
Subject: JCCAA - blood drive for Jennifer Hwang (News Group 40)
To: jccaamail@jccaa.net
Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2010, 6:01 PM

Dear Members,  
Peter & Jennifer Hwang are JCCAA members known for their long term commitments to charity, youth training, 80/20 and many other community projects.  

Jennifer was diagnosis with aggressive AML a week ago and she is now in MD Ander for intensive Chemotherapy treatments for leukemia.   With the natural of the disease and the treatments, Jennifer requires platelets transfusion every 2-3 days.  

If we have enough people committed, we can arrange a blood drive at Chinese Culture Center , and Jennifer could receive credit for each donation.  

If you would like to participate in the blood drive, please contact:     
Jenny Yang - jcy17@yahoo.com 832-692-9028   
   
You can also call 713-792-7777, 713-792-7777 to make an appointment for the donation on the 3 location below, please make sure you put her name “Jennifer Yu-Yin Hwang” on the consent form.  
Thank you for reading this email and considering our plight.  
Sincerely,  
Friends of Jennifer  

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Here are some information regarding blood donation center and general donor requirements.  
Blood Donor Center - Holly Hall
2555 Holly Hall (just east of Almeda)
Houston, TX 77054
Free parking available
Hours: Monday- Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone:               (713) 792-7777         (713) 792-7777
Blood Donor Center - Mays Clinic
Mays Clinic Building, Floor 2, near the Tree Sculpture, ACB 2.2173 Get Directions
1220 Holcombe Blvd
Houston, TX 77030
Parking validated upon request for Mays Clinic Garage
Hours: Monday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone:               (713) 792-7777         (713) 792-7777
Blood Donor Center - M. D. Anderson Clinical Care Center - Bay Area
Physicians Medical Center 1 (on the campus of St. John Hospital)
18100 St. John Drive, 3rd floor
Nassau Bay, TX 77058
Free parking available
Hours: Monday - Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Phone:               (713) 792-7777         (713) 792-7777
Last platelet appointment at all locations, one hour before closing time
General Donor Requirements
All Donors: Please provide a personal photo ID (state issued Drivers License or ID, passport, military ID, work ID, school ID, green card or work visa)
Age: At least 17 years of age and there is no upper age limit
Weight: Minimum of 110 lbs.
Be hydrated prior to donating
Eat a sensible meal within 4 hours prior to donation
Be in good general health at the time of donation
Common Eligibility Questions
Platelet Donors: Within 48 hours prior to donating platelets please refrain from taking aspirin / aspirin-containing products such as: ibuprofen, Motrin, Advil, Nuprin, Excedrin, Aleve and herbal supplements containing garlique, ginseng, ginkgo biloba or ginger. Airborne is included because it contains ginger. Energy drinks that contain any of the previous products will also defer you for 48 hours for platelet donations. (These include Monster, NOS, Rockstar, Full Throttle, AMP, Sobe, TAB Energy)
Tattoo or skin piercing: OK if performed in a state licensed facility more than 2 weeks prior to donating, if not, wait one year
Travel: You cannot donate if you have traveled in the past year to an area that is considered to be high risk for malaria as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Cancer: Only acceptable types are basal cell carcinoma of the skin and carcinoma in-situ of the cervix
Diabetes: OK to donate 
Pregnancy: OK to donate six weeks after end of pregnancy
Antibiotics: Not currently/actively taking, OK if taking for acne, skin/nail and local yeast infections
Medications: Most medications are acceptable including:
Blood Pressure
Cholesterol
Allergy Medications
Diabetes Medications
Thyroid Medication
Hormonal Medication
Birth Control Medications
Anxiety / Anti-depressant Medication
Asthma
Vitamins
Permanent Disqualifications
Have spent time in the United Kingdom that adds up to a total of three months or more from 1980 through 1996
Have received a blood transfusion in the United Kingdom or France from 1980 to the present
Have spent time in Europe that adds up to 5 years or more from 1980 to the present
Resided in U. S. military bases in Belgium, Germany or the Netherlands for a total of six months from 1980 to 1990
Resided in U. S. military bases in Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain or Turkey for a total of six months from 1980 to 1996
Have ever had cancer, other than basal cell carcinoma of the skin or in situ carcinoma of the cervix
Hemophilia
Have ever used intravenous (IV) illegal drugs, even once
Are a man who has had sexual contact with another man since 1977, even once
Have ever had a positive test for the HIV/AIDS virus
Have ever had hepatitis (after the age of 11)
Have any of the following symptoms, which are associated with AIDS:
Unexplained recent weight loss of more than 10 pounds in less than two months
Unexplained sweating, especially at night
Fever higher than 99° for more than a week
Swollen glands; enlarged lymph nodes in the neck, armpit or groin, with or without pain
Pink, blue or purple flat or raised spots or lumps on or under the skin and mucous membranes. They may look like bruises, but they don’t go away
White patches in the mouth (thrush)
Persistent cough or shortness of breath
Persistent diarrhea

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