Millikin University will host a community blood drive Tuesday, April 26 from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 1184 W. Main St., inside Banquet Room A-B. All presenting donors will get a voucher for a $10 gift card plus a tree planted in their name. To donate, contact the Blood Center at 800-747-5401 or visit www.bloodcenter.org and use code 60674 to locate the drive.
Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age (16 with parental permission form available through www.bloodcenter.org) and weigh more than 110 pounds. A photo I.D. is required to donate. For questions about eligibility, call ImpactLife at (800) 747-5401. Donors who last gave blood on or before March 1, 2022 are eligible to give at this drive. Blood donation is a safe, simple procedure that takes about 45 minutes to one hour. Individuals with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure may be accepted as eligible donors.