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Strike Out Blood Shortages Blood Drive

Pitch in to save local lives by giving blood with Chicagoland baseball teams.


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Versiti Blood Center of Illinois
Email 800-786-4483

Step up to the plate, knock it out of the park and help us strike out blood shortages.

Here’s our pitch: saving local lives feels good. When you join Versiti, your favorite Chicagoland baseball teams, and other generous blood donors, you’re truly joining a winning team. Mark your calendars for a day at the ballpark and help us strike out blood shortages by donating blood on June 28 from noon to 5 p.m.

Donors like you are lifesaving all-stars. Don’t miss your chance to be a difference-maker. Save local lives, support local teams and make an appointment to donate blood below.

Upcoming Drives

See the next upcoming drives listed below. For a full list of this year's Strike Out Blood Shortages blood drives click on the "More Events" button.


More Events
  • Joliet Slammers

    June 08, 2021 | 12:00PM - 5:00PM

    DuPage Medical Group Field - Hall of Fame Room

  • Kane County Cougars

    June 28, 2021 | 12:00PM - 5:00PM

    Northwestern Medicine Field-Archives Conference Rm

  • Schaumberg Boomers

    June 28, 2021 | 12:00PM - 5:00PM

    The Stadium Club


More Events
  • Gary South Shore RailCats

    June 28, 2021 | 12:00PM - 5:00PM

    Steel Yard - Clubhouse

Support Your Local Team and Help Us Strike Out Blood Shortages

Schaumberg Boomers
Gary Southshore Railcats
Joliet Slammers
Windy City Thunderbolts

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