The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA is holding its fourth annual nationwide Muslims for Life blood drives between Aug. 15 and Nov. 15.
In Lexington, the blood drive will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Saint Joseph East, 1600 North Eagle Creek Drive in Lexington.
According to a news release from the organization, the three-month campaign:
is aimed to honor the victims of 9/11 and emphasize the Islamic teachings of the sanctity of life by collecting 13,000 pints of blood to help save 39,000 lives.”
In the three previous drives, more than 33,000 pints of blood were collected to help save more than 100,000 lives, according to the organization.
Know more at muslimsforlife.org