North Central is hosting a blood drive Thursday, July 22, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., in the White Activities Center. To schedule your appointment with LifeSource
, Chicagoland’s nonprofit blood center, call 1-877-543-3768 or visit www.lifesource.org
and select “schedule an appointment.” Donors will receive a sandwich lunch from Famous Dave’s and a summer splash T-shirt.
Here are some facts about the ongoing need for blood:
- LifeSource needs to see 1,500 people daily to keep up with the needs of the Chicago area.
- Someone needs blood every two seconds.
- More than 90 percent of us will need blood at some point, yet less than 5 percent donate.
- Your donation will touch the lives of three patients.