Naperville organizations schedule blood drives
February 4, 2013 6:40PM
Updated: March 7, 2013 6:28AM
February is American Heart Month and is sponsored annually by the American Heart Association. More than half of open-heart-surgery patients receive blood transfusions to reduce the risk of complications.
For a list of convenient center and mobile locations to donate blood, to schedule an appointment, and to learn about Heartland’s new Warm Hearts Club donor recognition program, visit www.heartlandbc.org or call 1-800-7TO-GIVE.
To be a blood donor, individuals must be at least 17 years old, or 16 with written parental permission; weigh at least 110 pounds; be symptom free of cold, flu and allergies; and be in general good health. Donors who have traveled outside the United States within the past 12 months should contact Heartland to determine eligibility.
Th following blood drives have been scheduled in Naperville:
Feb. 2 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 1313 N. Mill St. Sign up at www.heartlandbc.org or call Kelly at 630-723-2582. Walk-ins are welcome.
Feb. 4 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 300 E. Gartner Road. To make an appointment, sign up online at www.heartlandbc.org or call 630-355-1748.
Feb. 5 from 3 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Thomas The Apostle, 1500 Brookdale. Every donor will be served a pulled pork sandwich. Call 630-355-8980 to make an appointment, sign up at www.heartlandbc.org or walk-in
Feb. 9 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Seton, 2220 Lisson Road. Sign up at www.heartlandbc.org or call Greg Vos at 630-355-3703, or walk-in.
Feb. 9 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Our Saviour’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 815 South Washington. Call 630-281-4215 or sign up at www.heartlandbc.org or walk in!
Feb. 13 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Two Boston’s At Spring Brook Prairie Pavilion, 2523 W. 75th St. Sign up at www.heartlandbc.org or call 630-305-0150 or walk in!
Feb. 16 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Knox Presbyterian Church, 1105 Catalpa Ave. Sign up at www.heartlandbc.org or call Neil Goltermann at 630-369-0563 or walk in!
Feb. 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 1215 Modaff. Call Kelly at 630-723-2582, sign up at www.heartlandbc.org or walk in.
Feb. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ann Reid Early Childhood Center, 1011 S. Naper Blvd. Sign up at www.heartlandbc.org, or call Katie to make an appointment at 616-745-8603 or walk-in.
Feb. 28 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Kroehler Family YMCA, 34 S. Washington St.