Reminder: Emily Holum Memorial Blood Drive

Posted on February 5, 2022 by Published by

It’s that time of the year again! Time to honor Emily Holum and her family by donating life-saving blood.

When: Sunday, February 13 from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm.

Where: Our Lady of the Wayside Parish, at the corner of Ridge and Park Streets

Emily Ann Holum was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia at the age of four. She bravely fought her battle for two years with grace, dignity and determination. She was small but mighty, earning her the nickname Mighty Mite.

During her fight, Emmy needed numerous transfusions of blood products. For the many times Emmy needed some type of blood product and it was there for Emmy, her family would like to give back. In true Emmy spirit, this blood drive is a way that Emmy can continue to help others.

The Holum family thanks you for your endless support and tireless efforts to keep Emmy’s name and spirit alive. Emmy always loved to help people, especially those in need.

For more information or to schedule a donation, scan the QR code here, call 877.258.4825, or visit and use group code: ORD0211C.

Appointments recommended but walk-ins are welcome.

Masks Required.

If you have any questions, please contact Kathy O’Neill at

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