Blood Donations in need as we approach the holidays

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CHICAGO – The American Red Cross has announced that due to the ongoing pandemic, blood, platelet and plasma donors are as essential as ever. They also supply about 40% of the nation’s blood. A number of upcoming opportunities to donate will be coming up this week, including today in Spring Valley at St. Margarets from 11:30 – 5:30, Mendota at the Moose Lodge from 10:45 – 5 and in Peru at the Red Cross from 12 – 5:30.

Spring Valley
11/17/2020: 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., St Margaret’s Hospital, 600 E. First

Mendota
11/17/2020: 10:45 a.m. – 5 p.m., Moose Lodge, 211 E 12th Street

Peru
11/17/2020: 12 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Illinois Valley Chapter Donation Center, 1530 4th Street

Sheridan
11/18/2020: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Sheridan Fire Department, 405 N. Bushnell St.

Princeton
11/19/2020: 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 316 S. Church Street

Streator
11/19/2020: 8:45 a.m. – 1 p.m., K of C, 806 Oakley Street