The perfect gift can help save patient lives this holiday season. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the lifesaving gift of a blood donation in December, a time when donations decline but the needs of patients remain steady.
Upcoming blood donation opportunities:
12/23/2016: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Kankakee Blood Donation Center, 20 Heritage Drive
12/29/2016: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Kankakee Blood Donation Center, 20 Heritage Drive
12/30/2016: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Bourbonnais Fire Department, 1080 Armour Rd.
12/28/2016: 2 p.m. - 6 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, 175 S Main St
12/28/2016: 2 p.m. - 6 p.m., Church of the Nazarene, 698 N Locust St
12/28/2016: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 200 E. Maple Street
12/16/2016: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., OSF Saint James-John W Albrecht Medical Center, 2500 W. Reynolds
12/28/2016: 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., VFW, 531 Lincoln Avenue
How to donate blood
Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information.