Blood drive to benefit 5th grade teacher in Byram - - The News for South Mississippi

Blood drive to benefit 5th grade teacher in Byram

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BYRAM, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A blood drive is underway outside of Gary Road Intermediate School in Byram for 5th grade teacher Nicole Newton Jones.

Jones was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder called TTP. Her treatments require plasma from men with type AB blood.

You can still donate even if you are not a male with type AB blood.

If you credit the blood in Jones' name it will go towards credit for her supplemental insurance. Today's blood drive is on till 4 p.m.


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