The Village of Schaumburg encourages the public to participate in the next Community Blood Drive that will take place from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24 at The Barn, 231 S. Civic Drive in Schaumburg.
The blood drive is open to the public. Participating donors will be entered into a random drawing for a chance to win one of several $25 AMC Theatres gift cards.
Interested participants should call 1-877-25VITAL (1-877-258-4825) or register online at www.vitalant.org and use sponsor code SH98. Appointments are recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.
In 2018, Blood Systems announced that its 10 blood center brands including LifeSource united as one cohesive brand under the new name, Vitalant. As one of the nation's oldest and largest comprehensive transfusion medicine organizations serving local communities across 40 states including Illinois, Vitalant's 127 nationwide donation centers and 30,000 mobile blood drives welcome more than 780,000 donors who supply 1.8 million donations per year.
Schaumburg partners with Vitalant to offer five blood drives a year for the community to participate in to help with blood donation. Visit http://bit.ly/1Ujq8yZ for additional blood drive dates offered by the Village of Schaumburg.