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Upcoming American Red Cross Blood Donation Drives

Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs a lifesaving blood transfusion. The Red Cross must collect approximately 14,000 blood donations every day to meet the needs of patients at 2,600 hospitals and transfusion centers nationwide.

 

Donors of all blood types are currently needed. For more information or to make an appointment to donate blood or platelets, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

 

 

Upcoming blood donation opportunities

 

Harris Pruett Main Room Building, 107 E. Church St. Harrisburg, IL 62946

6/17/2016: 1:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

 

Harris Pruett Main Room Building, 107 E. Church St. Harrisburg, IL 62946

6/18/2016: 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

United Methodist Church, 1007 Third St. Eldorado, IL 62930

6/21/2016: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.

 

First Christian Church, 504 Bohleber Drive Carmi,  IL 62821

6/22/2016: 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.

 

Evangelical United Methodist Church, 2010 N. Cherry Mount Carmel, IL    62863

6/23/2016: 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

 

Lawrence County Memorial Hospital, 2200 West State Street Lawrenceville, IL 62439

6/30/2016: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

 

 

 

How to donate blood

A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.