Did you know?
- Every 3 seconds someone needs blood.
- You can donate blood every 56 days.
- Blood cells are produced inside the bone marrow, at a rate of 4 to 5 billion an hour.
- Blood donated to Heartland Blood Centers is provided to hospitals in Illinois and Indiana.
- Type O negative is the universal donor and can give blood to any other blood type.
- Blood makes up about eight percent of a person’s body weight.
- Blood is needed every minute of EVERY day, summer, winter, spring and fall.
- Donating one unit of blood can help save the lives of at least three people.
Save the Date. If you have an hour to spare, stop on by and donate a pint of lifesaving blood! Rejoice’s spring blood drive is on Monday, April 1st from 3:30-7:30 PM right here in the lower level.