Blood drive to be held in honor of 7-year-old girl battling cancer


OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (WKRG) — The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive in honor of a 7-year-old girl battling cancer.

Ansley Gilich has B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, which requires multiple blood product infusions.

The blood drive will be held Friday, July 24, from noon until 7 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church on Jackson Avenue.

According to the Red Cross blood, platelet, and plasma donations will be tested for COVID-19 antibodies and social distancing guidelines will be followed.


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