Blood drives are held quarterly in January, April, July, and October. Our next Community Blood Drive will be held on Monday, April 15, 3:00-6:30pm in the Versiti Bloodmobile at Immanuel's back parking lot. Each donation impacts and saves 3 lives!
Photo ID is required. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome.
Helpful tip: Make sure to eat a healthy meal and drink plenty of water before donating.
Who Can Donate? The donor must be in good health and feeling well and at least 17 years of age; 16 year-olds are eligible provided they have written approval from a parent/guardian. Donors must weigh 110 pounds or more and it is recommended to eat something within the four hours prior to the donation. Fever, persistent cough, sore throat or chest congestion disqualifies a donor. There must be eight  weeks between regular whole blood donations. Waiting period must be sixteen  weeks after double red cell apheresis: seven  days after platelet apheresis. Donors taking medications may be deferred from donating due to their underlying medical condition. Check with the Heartland staff for acceptability. Travel to certain parts of the world may be cause for deferral. Check with the Heartland staff to determine eligibility.
Versiti Highland Blood Centers. Quarterly blood drives are held on site at Immanuel Lutheran Church. These drives are hosted by Versiti Blood Centers, area locations include 1200 N. Highland Ave., Aurora, or 2000 W. State St., Unit 1E, Geneva.
Contact Laura Klein with questions firstname.lastname@example.org