LITTLE ROCK, AR- The Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity teamed up with the Red Cross Saturday for a blood drive.
More than two dozen people participated.
The group of high school girls and college freshmen also participated in a Sickle Cell Workshop to learn more about the condition and a blood donor's role in helping to treat sickle cell.
The Red Cross issued an emergency call for blood donations on July 9 .
Donations have increased by about 15 percent since the emergency call for donors was issued.