Give Blood, Give Life: M45 Marketing Services and 524 Building to Host Community Blood Drive Friday, March 2

Freeport, Illinois — M45 Marketing Services and 524 Building are hosting a Community Blood Drive on Friday, March 2 at 524 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport. Staff from the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) will draw blood between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the mobile RRVBC bus. If you are at least 17 years old (16 years old with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds, and are in general good health you should be eligible to donate blood.

One in three people will need blood and you never know when you or someone you love might be the one. RRVBC is the only supplier of blood and related services to FHN, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, Rockford Health System, SwedishAmerican Health System and SwedishAmerican Medical Center—Belvidere, Rochelle Community Hospital, Beloit Health System, and Edgerton Hospital and Health Services. RRVBC needs to collect approximately 1,000 units each week to meet area patient needs.

By hosting a Blood Drive, M45 Marketing Services and 524 Building are helping to save lives in our community. As a special incentive, 524 Building will be donating $5 per blood donor to the RRVBC. Please join us in sharing the Gift of Life.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact RRVBC at 815-965-8751, toll free at 877-RRVBC-99, or on the web at Online appointment scheduling is available plus walk-ins will be welcome.

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