On Wednesday Eisner Camp hosted an American Red Cross Blood Drive. The Blood Drive was open to Machon (over 17), Staff and the larger Great Barrington community. There was a constant line from 10am through 3pm of people wanting to donate.
Olim campers (entering 10th grade) volunteered their time, helping the Blood Drive run smoothly and successfully. From sign in to donation to recovering afterwards, the Olim campers embodied the values of tikkun olam and gimilut chasadim.
Over 60 people donated blood, including Eisner’s Assistant and Associate Directors, Marissa, James and Laura. The Blood Drive was a great way for Eisner Camp to give back to the community, that does so much for them.
“Giving blood is always something I really wanted to do. I think it’s important to help out in anyway we can” Aly M., Eisner Staff
“I donate blood regularly and I just think it is a good thing to do. It benefits other people and doesn’t hurt me so I see every reason to donate and no reason not to.” Carl S., Community Member
“There was a romantic comedy where this guy meets a girl and explains that he gives blood every Wednesday because he has a rare blood type and I just thought it was the sweetest thing to do.” Rel F., Eisner Staff