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Declaration for Donations Blood Drive

Declare yourself a lifesaver and give the gift of blood for local hospital patients in need.

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Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin
Email 877-232-4376 Eligibility Concerns?

This annual two-day blood drive is your chance to save the lives of Wisconsin hospital patients at the Milwaukee County Zoo.

From the Founding Fathers’ Declaration of Independence in 1776 to Versiti’s annual Declaration for Donations Blood Drive in 2022, July is a time to make history. The blood you donate at the Milwaukee County Zoo over the course of this two-day blood drive will give Wisconsin hospital patients a happier and healthier future. Don’t miss your chance to make an impact by saving lives at this fun, yearly event.

Event Location

Milwaukee County Zoo Peck Pavilion
10001 W. Bluemound Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226

As thanks for saving lives, all attempting donors will receive:

  • free zoo admission and parking on the day of their donation; 
  • 1 ticket for a future zoo visit; 
  • a limited-edition, 1-of-a-kind “heART of Community” T-shirt designed by a Midwestern artist; 
  • and a $15 e-gift card.


See the next upcoming drives listed below. For all Elmbrook Church blood drives click on the "More Events" button.


More Events
  • Declaration for Donations Blood Drive

    June 30, 2022 | 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Milwaukee County Zoo Peck Pavilion

  • Declaration for Donations Blood Drive

    July 01, 2022 | 8:00AM - 3:00PM

    Milwaukee County Zoo Peck Pavilion

Anyone 17 or older who is in general good health and meets eligibility requirements is encouraged to donate blood. Parental consent is required for 16-year-olds to donate (download the form here). Donors should bring a photo ID that includes their birth date.

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