Blood drive to honor Ed Wong

Edwin Wong

An upcoming API blood drive & bone marrow registration at Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church on July 26 will be held in honor of the late Edwin Wong, who passed away on April 17. Kin On Health Care Center, which is sponsoring the blood drive along with the church, Puget Sound Blood Center, National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) Seattle, and the Chinese Baptist Church, is recognizing Mr. Wong for his dedication to blood donation awareness. He and his wife founded the drive after the death of their son, Kirby, to encourage people of Asian descent to contribute to the community blood supply.

The Blaine Memorial church is at 3001 24th Ave. S., Seattle. The blood drive is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. More information is at 206-721-3630 ext. 158. (end)

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