Giving in Time of Need

Jesuit Magazine Spring 2020
Dev in chair while giving blood.

Being a nurse and also having a rare blood type, Sarb is acutely aware of the need for blood donors. With the COVID-19 pandemic, many regular donors stopped giving due to health concerns, causing a critical shortage that impacted hospitals and their ability to treat patients. Sarb and her sons, who are also regular donors, jumped into action. Knowing this was a way they could help make a difference during this crisis, not only did they give blood, they spread the word throughout the Jesuit community to encourage others to help. To learn more about being a blood donor, please go to:

“In these difficult times it may seem hard to be able to find a way to help out and serve others, but it must be understood that there is always a way to give back. I chose to do that by donating blood,” said Dev Shokar.