Your support is important to our work at the Buckeye Blood Club. There are many ways you can contribute towards our causes, and every little bit that you commit goes a long way in helping us fulfill our mission. Learn more about how you can get involved and take advantage of the opportunity to do some good.
How can I earn hours toward my membership?
Blood Services — Any volunteering activity related to blood drives on campus, helping at registration during blood drives, and donating blood.
Chapter Services — These shall consist of chapter events that further the mission of The Buckeye Blood Club and is separate from the blood donation aspect of BBC. These events may include but are not limited to disaster preparedness events, fire preparedness, and emergency event planning.
Meetings — Any meeting that is oriented towards The Buckeye Blood Club activism; such meetings include but are not limited to: blood battle committee meetings, general club meetings, chapter services meetings, etc.
Marketing — These events shall consist of chalking, recruitment sessions, and any event related to promoting The Buckeye Blood Club.
Active memberships will consist of members completing the required amount of 10 volunteer hours for a given semester at The Ohio State University. Of the 10 required volunteer hours, 2 of them must be unrelated to blood service.
Members who have achieved the active membership status in the fall semester will have the opportunity to vote and run for executive office positions during the officer elections regardless of their spring volunteer hours.
An associate member is a member of the club who has not reached the 10 volunteer hour threshold to qualify as an active member. They are not premitted to vote or run for office during the spring semester unless they log at least 5 volunteer hours by the time of elections.
Associate members are encouraged to attend any permitting club event regardless of the amount of volunteering hours they have achieved. These events include, but are not limited to club socials, club meetings, club events, chapter events, and elections even if they are not eligible to vote, etc.