Our next Community Blood Drive will be held Monday Jul 11, 3:30-6:30 PM in the Preschool Classrooms at Immanuel. Each donation impacts and saves 3 lives!Schedule your appointment now
2022 Immanuel Blood Drive Schedule
- Mon Jul 11, 3:30-6:30 PM @Preschool Classrooms
- Mon Oct 17, 3:30-6:30 PM @Mobile Coach
You DO NOT need the COVID-19 vaccine in order to donate.
Photo ID and Mask are required. Appoints 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, 630 892 7055 or 2000 W. State St., Unit 1E, Geneva, 630.208.8105 Appointments are required to allow for appropriate spacing of donors. Thank you!
Contact Laura Klein with questions firstname.lastname@example.org