Keicher, Kishwaukee Family YMCA partner to host blood drive

SYCAMORE – State Rep. Jeff Keicher, R-Sycamore, and the Kishwaukee Family YMCA will host a blood drive in partnership with Versiti from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, in the multi-purpose room of the YMCA located at 2500 Bethany Road in Sycamore.

Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. To make an appointment, contact Jesse at or visit Photo ID and mask/face covering are required.

Guests do not need the COVID-19 vaccine in order to donate blood. Vaccinated guests are eligible to give blood if they received a COVID-19 vaccine on or before Sept. 19. All blood donors will receive a $4 off coupon to Noodles and Company and a free T-shirt as a thank-you for their donation.

Residents interested in donating are encouraged to make an appointment soon, as space is limited. Time slots for appointments will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. For questions or more information, call Keicher’s district office at 815-748-3494.