CSC will kick-off its national blood drive campaign on Wednesday, July 8th at its new global headquarters located in Falls Church, Virginia. The “Give Blood, Give Life: The CSC 1, 000-pint Challenge” is a campaign being conducted in conjunction with the American Red Cross. The event is also part of CSC’s 50th anniversary celebration and will be the first in a series of blood drives targeting the completion of the company’s goal of 1, 000 pints of blood by Dec.31, 2009.
Other such events have already been scheduled for later in July in Sterling and again in Falls Church. After another blood-drive scheduled in September in Annapolis Junction, Md, More events are tentatively being scheduled all over the country including in San Diego, Calif., Dayton, Ohio, Hartford, Conn., and Dallas and Houston, Texas among other cities.
Virginia Governor Tom Kaine is scheduled to attend the July 8th event and speak briefly. Also, CSC Chairman, President and CEO Michael Laphen; James Sheaffer, president of CSC’s North American Public Sector (NPS); and Dr. Robert Wah, chief medical officer and vice president of NPS will be addressing donors and guests during the event.
“CSC has had a presence in Virginia and served as a major IT services provider to the U.S. federal government for more than 40 years, ” said CSC’s aforementioned Michael Laphen. “We are extremely pleased to celebrate our 50th anniversary in our new Falls Church headquarters and to extend that celebration into the community by conducting this blood drive.”
The Give Blood, Give Life: The CSC 1, 000-pint Challenge” kick-off will take place at CSC’s Executive Business Briefing Center located at 3170 Fairview Park Dr. Blood Donations begin at 8 a.m. and will wrap-up at 8 p.m.