Mariah - Sickle Cell Warrior and Blood Recipient

People Need People

“It’s our duty to donate blood,” says Mariah’s mom, Tamara. “We take it upon ourselves that somebody helped our daughter, so now we do it in return.”

Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin

Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin has provided blood products and services to local patients since 1947. Find a blood center near you or use our zip code search to find a nearby community blood drive.

About Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin

Based in Milwaukee, Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin provides 230,000+ units of blood and blood products annually to more than 56 hospitals.

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Wisconsin Blood Donation Centers

 
Greenfield Blood Donation Center
Donate blood, double red cells, plasma or platelets at this Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin donation center. Located at 7210 W. Edgerton Ave., Greenfield, WI 53220. Open 7 days per week.
 
Kenosha Blood Donation Center
Donate blood, double red cells, plasma or platelets at this Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin donation center. Located at 8064 39th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53142. Open Tuesday through Saturday.
 
La Crosse Blood Donation Center
Therapeutic appointments are available at this Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin donation center. Located at 1800 Jackson St., La Crosse, WI 54601. Open Monday.
 
Manitowoc Blood Donation Center
Donate blood, double red cells, plasma or platelets at this Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin donation center. Located at 619 Reed Ave., Manitowoc, WI 54220. Open Monday through Friday.
 
Marshfield Blood Donation Center
Donate blood, double red cells, plasma or platelets at this Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin donation center. Located at 508 N. Central Ave., Suite 101, Marshfield, WI 54449. Open Monday through Saturday.
 
Milwaukee Blood Donation Center
Donate blood, double red cells, plasma or platelets at this Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin donation center. Located at 638 North 18th St., Milwaukee, WI 53233. Open Monday through Saturday.
 
Racine Blood Donation Center
Donate blood, double red cells, plasma or platelets at this Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin donation center. Located at 1120 South Sunnyslope Dr., Racine, WI 53406. Open Monday through Saturday.
 
Waukesha Blood Donation Center
Donate blood, double red cells, plasma or platelets at this Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin donation center. Located at 2111 Springdale Rd., Waukesha, WI 53186. Open 7 days per week.
 
Wauwatosa Blood Donation Center
Donate blood, double red cells, plasma or platelets at this Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin donation center. Located at 8733 Watertown Plank Rd., Wauwatosa, WI 53226. Open 7 days per week.
 
West Bend Blood Donation Center
Donate blood, double red cells, plasma or platelets at this Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin donation center. Located at 130 Valley Ave., West Bend, WI 53095. Open Monday through Saturday.

We're In Your Community

 

In addition to our donor centers, we regularly host blood drives at schools, workplaces and other nearby locations. Search by your zip code for blood drives near you or browse our featured community blood drives.

Butler vs. Marquette Blood Battle

Donate blood at an upcoming student blood drive to beat the opposition! This year’s blood battle runs from September 1 to April 15.

This challenge is valid for blood drives in Indiana and Wisconsin.

 
 

“Thank you so much for donating, and if you haven’t donated yet, maybe think about donating. Because people like me really need it.” – Ian O’Keefe

About Blood Donation

 
Blood Types Explained
Find the facts about different blood types, from A+ to O-. Learn more about why people have different blood types before your next blood donation.
 
Types of Donations
Volunteer to donate blood at a blood donation center near you. Find out how often you can donate blood and make an appointment to donate today.
 
Importance of Diverse Donors
Diverse blood donations improve blood transfusion outcomes for sickle cell patients and diverse blood recipients. Make an appointment to donate blood.
 
LGBTQ+ Donor Information
Members of the LGBTQ+ community may be able to donate blood, platelets or plasma, provided that they meet FDA eligibility requirements.
 
Host A Blood Drive
Blood drive organizations save lives. Learn how to host a blood drive in your community with Versiti.
 
VersiPASS
Use VersiPASS to answer your donor questionnaire from the comfort of your home, the day of your appointment.
 
Beacon Club Loyalty Program
Blood donors of all blood types and blood drive hosts earn rewards in Versiti’s blood center loyalty club. Donate blood or host a blood drive for rewards.
 
Resources and Forms
Browse Versiti’s library of resources, including test requisitions and descriptions, blood donor information, educational materials, and more.