Public Safety Blood Drive: June 1

Thank you for all your support - the Blood Drive was a great success!

The Glencoe Public Safety Department has partnered with LifeSource to host their annual community Blood Drive. Participating donors will receive a pint of Culver's Frozen Custard.

Learn more and register below. Questions? Contact the Public Safety Department at (847) 835-4112.

  • When: 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Thursday, June 1, 2017 
  • Where: Apparatus Room at Village Hall (ambulance and ladder truck bay)
  • Register: Appointments are recommended but walk-ins are welcome! To schedule an appointment, call (877) 543-3768 or visit www.lifesource.org, click on "Make an Appointment" and use the group code GC32.
  • Tips: Bring photo ID and be sure to drink plenty of fluids and eat a healthy meal or snack before donating. 

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Did you know…

  • That as little as three teaspoons of blood can save a baby’s life?
  • Every two seconds, someone needs blood? Blood is needed daily for surgeries, emergencies, medical procedures and cancer treatments. The need, here in the Chicagoland area, is great.
  • That nearly 21 million blood components are transfused each year in the U.S.?
  • That the average blood transfusion is approximately 3 pints?
  • The blood type most often requested by hospitals is type O?
  • That a single car accident victim can require as many as 100 pints of blood?