Community Blood Drive – May16, 2019

CROSS OF GLORY LUTHERAN CHURCH
Thursday, 5/16/2019 – 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Join us for our 2nd blood drive of 2019. This one will be in memory of Caryl Hruska. Donating blood was very important to Caryl, who passed away this Spring.

Appointments are encouraged!  

 Please CLICK HERE to schedule your preferred donation time! You can also call the church to set up an appointment at (708) 301-6998.

Who benefits from blood donation?

At Heartland Blood Centers, we never forget the patients who receive the blood we collect. Every unit of blood is collected from volunteer donors who meet specific criteria and have been screened according to strict guidelines. Every unit (pint) is collected, transported, tested and stored according to tightly-controlled procedures.

Examples of transfusion needs are:

  • Cancer: up to 8 units/month
  • Bone Marrow Transplant: up to 2 units/day
  • Liver Transplant: up to 100 units
  • Auto Accident: up to 50 units
  • Cardiovascular Surgery: 2-25 units

 

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