The University of Arkansas at Monticello College of Technology at McGehee will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in the McGehee student center.

The event is in partnership with LifeShare Blood Centers, which supply blood components to facilities throughout Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas, according to the agency’s website.

Persons planning to donate blood are encouraged to drink plenty of water and eat foods rich in iron and vitamin C during the 24-hour period before donating. Blood donors may sign up in the front office. Details: UAM COT-McGehee, 870-222-5360.