Coal City United Methodist Church to host community blood drive

Will take place Aug. 17

COAL CITY – Coal City United Methodist Church, located a 6805 E. McArdle Road in Coal City, will host a community blood drive in conjunction with Versiti Blood Center from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 17.

Those who are willing to donate blood should call Karen Hart at 708-217-5808 to schedule a preferred time. Donors also may register online at www.versiti.org. Walk-ins are welcome. Donors should bring a photo ID and eat a good meal before donating. Residents are urged to consider giving blood, as one pint of blood can save up to three lives.