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Donate blood at Glen Crest on January 18, get a winter hat

Community members can support the urgent need for blood by donating between 2 and 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at Glen Crest Middle School, 725 Sheehan Avenue, Glen Ellyn. Anyone who donates will receive a free Versiti winter hat. New donors receive a $25 gift card with the code FRESH in the notes. 

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You can also call or text your name and desired time to Camille from Versiti Blood Center of Illinois at (847) 305-9998 to be added to the schedule.

A photo ID is required to donate blood. The drive is open to anyone in the community.

Blood donation is a simple four-step process: registration, medical history, donation, and refreshment. Blood donation usually takes about 20 minutes. Donors can speed up the process by using VersiPASS, which allows them to fill out basic medical screening questions from their phone the morning of their donation. You can learn more about VersiPASS here:

You can learn more about the process of donating blood at

Future blood drives are scheduled for Glen Crest on March 15, May 10, August 23, and November 1.

Posted: December 22, 2022