Upcoming Blood Drives in central Illinois


CENTRAL ILLINOIS – The Central Illinois Community Blood Center is counting on you to make a difference by rolling up your sleeve to donate blood.

Residents of Decatur and Blue Mound will have a couple of convenient opportunities to donate.

In Decatur, Knights of Columbus #577, located at 520 E. North Street, will host a Community Blood Drive from 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM on Tuesday, March.
People wishing to donate are encouraged to contact Gary Bennett at (217) 358-0684 or visit CICBC’s website. Please use code 60780 to locate the dive.

In Blue Mound, the event will be held at the Blue Mound United Methodist Church at 113. S. College Street on Saturday, March 26. The Blood Drive will begin at 2:00 PM and last until 4:00 PM.

To donate, please contact the Community Blood Center at (217) 241-7550 or visit CICBC’s website and use code 60663 to locate the drive.

All potential donors must be at least 17 years old (16 with parental permission. The consent form is located on CICBC’s website). You must weigh more than 110 pounds, and a photo I.D. is required to donate. For questions about eligibility, please contact the Central Illinois Community Blood Center at (800) 747-5401.

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