Blood Drive

adults_heartblooddrive graphics 2016 10Heartland Blood Centers will hold a blood drive at Hinsdale UMC on Sunday, October 30 at 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall.

To schedule an appointment, contact Mr. Oliver Perry Steward or www.heartlandbc.org. Photo ID required. Contact Heartland Blood Centers at 1-800-7-TO-GIVE with eligibility questions. Sponsored by Hinsdale United Methodist Church, Boy Scout Troop #52, and Hinsdale Masonic Lodge #934.

All donors will receive a Long Sleeve T-shirt!

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Top 10 Reasons YOU should DONATE BLOOD !!!!

  1. Each whole blood donation can help as many as 3 people!
  2. 60% of the population is eligible to donate, but only 5% actually do!
  3. If only 1% more of the people who are eligible would donate, blood shortages, nationwide, would be very rare (currently it’s about 2 times each year.)
  4. The blood or platelets you donate with Adventist Midwest Hospitals stays within the hospital system helping the people you know and care about.
  5. By donating blood, the hospital saves over $100 per pint. (It costs a lot of money to buy blood!)
  6. It only takes 45-60 minutes for the whole process, actual draw time is around 10 min., and you can donate every 8 weeks.
  7. Each time you donate you get a mini-physical.
  8. Donating blood has been linked to lower risks for some cancers, heart attacks and strokes.
  9. By donating blood, your body functions more efficiently, replenishing the supply of blood in your body. This helps your body stay healthy, and work more efficiently.
  10. A pint is 1 lb., so you lose a pound every time you donate!