The Schaumburg Township Council of PTAs is helping Heartland sponsor a blood drive from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in the board room at the Schaumburg Township Elementary District 54 Administration Center, 524 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg.
Anyone ages of 17 to 75 who weighs at least 110 pounds can participate. A minimum of 500 pints of blood is needed every day for patients in area hospitals, according to Heartland.
The Council of PTAs hosts blood drives every year to help meet these needs. To make an appointment, visit heartlandbc.org and click on Schedule an Appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome.
For information about this blood drive or to sign up to be a donor, please call Laurie Fetterman, health and safety chairwoman of the PTA Council, at (630) 855-3366 or email LJFetterman@yahoo.com.