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St. John’s UCC to host blood drive
Blood Drive

MONROE — Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood.

Essential for surgeries, cancer treatment, chronic illnesses and traumatic injuries, it all begins with one person making a generous donation of blood.

The American Red Cross provides 40% of the nation’s blood and blood components — all from volunteers. Yet supply can’t always meet demand as only 3 percent of age-eligible people donate to the blood supply.

To offset this shortage, St. John’s United Church of Christ will hold a community blood drive in connection with the American Red Cross from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday, May 3, in Fellowship Hall of the church, 1724 14th Street.

Appointments are recommended and can be made by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or by visiting and entering a nearby zip code in the upper right corner. This will take the donor to an appointment page.

For any additional questions, contact Pam Wyss at 608-558-6891 or; or Dawn Meier at 608-293-7255 or

Upcoming Blood Drives

Warren, Ill.: 4/25, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Warren High School, 311 S Water St.

Mineral Point: 4/26: 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., St Marys St Paul Catholic Church, 224 Davis Street.

Belmont: 4/29: 12:30-5:30 p.m., Belmont Inn and Suites, 103 West Moundview Avenue.

Belleville: 5/1: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Belleville High School, Belleville High School, 635 W Church St.

Evansville: 5/1: 11 a.m. -4 p.m., Evansville High School, 640 S Fifth St.

Monroe: 5/3: 8 a.m.-12 p.m., St John’s United Church of Christ, 1724 14th St.

New Glarus: 5/4: 8 a.m.-12 p.m., New Glarus Area EMS, 401 3rd St.

Monroe: 5/21: 12-6 p.m., Green County EMS, 1800 12th Street.

Footville: 5/23: 1-6 p.m., Footville Church of Christ, 117 Church Street. 

Albany: 5/28: 12:30-5:30 p.m., Lions Building, 402 Cincinnati St.

Darlington: 5/28: 12:30-5:30 p.m., American Legion, 1400 Keep St.

Juda: 5/29: 1-6 p.m., Juda High School, N2385 Spring Street.

Evansville: 5/29: 12-6 p.m., Creek Place Community Center, 102 Maple St.

Benton: 5/31: 1-5 p.m., St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 237 E. Main.

Schedule an appointment by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).