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Type C Blood Donor Logo and Football Lying on Field

Huddle Up, Give Blood

Schedule to donate to receive a limited edition Bears t-shirt!

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Contact Us

Sherri Ransford

Special Events Coordinator
Email 630-659-4011

As the premier provider of blood products in the Chicagoland area, Heartland Blood Centers is ready to serve the community. But we need your help!

Our partnership with the Bears will help sustain a healthy blood supply during the summer months, when donations typically decrease. Here’s how you can participate in the program:


Donate Blood and Attend the Chicago Bears Training Camp

July 21 – Aug. 11

Join us at the Chicago Bears training camp blood drive at Olivet Nazarene University this summer! Blood donors and volunteers needed.

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high school blood drive

Type C - Chicago Bears High School Blood Drive Program

May 26 – Sept. 8

Host a blood drive and save lives this summer! Two participating high schools will be randomly selected to win:

  • First Prize: Event at Halas Hall for 50 people (including practice, a skills challenge, and a meet and greet with Bears players)
  • Second Prize: A current Chicago Bears player will attend a 60-minute pep rally at your school (date TBD)

Click here for more information on how your high school can host a drive.

Chicago Bears Type C Long-Sleeve T-Shirt

Chicago Bears T-Shirt Promotion

Now through September 15

Donate blood at any Heartland Blood Center donation center or mobile blood drive before September 15 and receive a limited-edition Chicago Bears/Heartland Blood Centers t-shirt!

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Common Questions

  • Do all procedures qualify to get a t-shirt?

    Yes, all donors will receive a t-shirt.

  • How long does the promotion run?

    The short sleeve Huddle Up Donate Blood will be available for all donors between May 15th and July 15th.  If you make an appointment to come back between July 16th and September 15th you will receive the long sleeve Bears t-shirt at that donation.

  • What do I get for rebooking my appointment?

    If your rebook your appointment, you will reserve the second long sleeve Bears shirt in the series at your next donation!

  • Where can I donate to get a Bears shirt?

    Donate at any of our 13 Centers or on any mobile blood drive.  All donors will receive a Huddle Up Donate Blood t-shirt at the time of their donation.  Rebook your next appointment for July 16th through September 15th to reserve the second long sleeve Bears shirt in the series at your next donation!


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