Arkansas Blood Institute Hosting Its Largest Blood Drive

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FORT SMITH (KFSM) - The Arkansas Blood Institute is gearing up for the summer with a blood drive encouraging people to donate. The military-themed 32nd Annual MASH Bash is scheduled to start Friday, May 29th at 8:30 a.m.

For a "5NEWS This Morning" segment that aired Sunday (May 24), anchor Jay Plyburn spoke to Del Holloway with the Arkansas Blood Institute. Holloway said they plan to cook burgers and hot dogs in their vintage MASH bash event. He added that one and five people who are eligible to donate will.

To find out if you're eligible to give blood, call the institute at 479-452-5880.