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St. Joseph’s Hospital to host community blood drive May 8, T-shirt given

West Bend, Wis. — St. Joseph’s Hospital, 3200 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend, will host a community blood drive Wednesday, May 8, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants will receive a T-shirt with donation. Anyone at least 17 years old, weighing at least 110 pounds and generally in good health, can donate. The entire process takes about an hour, it’s open to the public and all blood types are needed. Donors should bring a photo ID.

To schedule an appointment to donate blood, call 1-877 BE A HERO or register online. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin is the sole supplier of blood and blood products to 57 hospitals in 30 Wisconsin counties, including St. Joseph’s Hospital. Versiti is committed to saving patients’ lives by providing blood products, medical expertise and scientific discovery.