Kristin Arielle Oliver always gave from her heart. As a teenager, Kristin, who grew up in the south suburbs of Chicago, donated blood to help a young boy in the community diagnosed with leukemia. “Kristin was a giver,” said her mother, Pam Oliver. “She had a tremendous heart and cared deeply for all those around her.” As an adult, Kristin…
The Kristin Arielle Oliver Memorial Foundation blood drive will take place next month, and Oliver’s family is hoping the event will help spread the message of just how important blood donation can be to the lives of thousands of people. NBC 5’s Michelle Relerford has more.