In Honor of Mütter Museum’s “Year of Dracula” Programming, On-Site Blood Drive Encourages Blood Donation and Raises Awareness of Need for Donated Blood

-Courtesy of Broad Street Communications

In connection with the “Dracula and the Incorruptible Body” display, the College of Physicians of Philadelphia (19 S. 22nd Street), home of the Mütter Museum, is hosting a blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross. Blood donors earn free Museum admission for a future date. This event will take place on Saturday, January 7, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

In 1787, The College of Physicians of Philadelphia was founded with the goal of lessening human misery. It continues to honor that mission today through efforts to improve the health of the public.

According to the American Red Cross, every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. It is essential for surgeries, cancer treatment, chronic illnesses, and traumatic injuries.

As part of a year-long recognition of the 125th anniversary of Bram Stoker’s legendary horror tale, “Dracula” — a character and book that is often associated with blood — the blood drive seeks to raise awareness of the need for blood donation, as well as providing an opportunity for its supporters and visitors to donate.

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