Location out of bounds
A smiling group of student volunteers.

Summer Service Challenge

Organize a drive and receive $10 per registered donor for your organization.

Contact Us

Brittini McDonald

Donor Marketing Coordinator
Email 414-937-6625

The Summer Service Challenge recognizes 501(c)(3) organizations focusing on improving patient health schools, and related organizations that help save lives by holding blood drives during times of high need. Sign up now to earn up to $2,000* for your organization.

It’s as simple as 1 – 2 – 3.

  1. Sign up to sponsor a blood drive between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Any health focused nonprofit, youth group that supports schools or local organizations (such as Leukemia Lymphoma Society, American Heart Association, sports boosters, drama club, NHS, 4-H, Scouts, etc.) is eligible.
  2. Set your drive goal and recruit donors
  3. BloodCenter of Wisconsin will provide your organization with a grant/scholarship.
     

Complete the quick form below to sign up today. You can also download the form and mail to:

BloodCenter of Wisconsin
Attention: Brittini McDonald
638 N 18th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233

Enrollment Form

( ) -

Sponsor Information:

( ) -

Today


e-Signature*:

 


FAQs and Requirements

  • Who can participate in the Summer Service Challenge?

    Your organization must be a youth, school, or 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a focus in improving patient health. Your organization must also be in an eligible service area of the BloodCenter of Wisconsin.

  • What does your school or group need to do?

    You must hold a community blood drive (open to the public) between Memorial Day and Labor Day. A registration goal and drive size will be predetermined and agreed upon, and must be met in order to qualify for the grant.

    A sponsor or organization adult leader, athletic director, club advisor or principal is required in the planning and execution of the Summer Service Challenge program and necessary to maximize efforts on behalf of youth organizations.

    Lastly, the Summer Service Challenge Agreement must be completed, signed and submitted to the field representative for disbursement of the funds to the organization.

  • What's in it for your school or group?

    Sign up enough donors, and for every person who attempts to donate, BloodCenter of Wisconsin will make a $10 contribution to your school or group!

  • What happens if my drive is cancelled?

    If a blood drive is cancelled due to uncontrollable circumstances, organization can still participate in the program as long as the drive is rescheduled within three (3) months of cancellation date.

  • Are there any other requirements we should know about?
    1. Any School and/or Youth Organization in BloodCenter of Wisconsin areas of service is eligible to participate in the BloodCenter of Wisconsin Summer Service Challenge. 
    2. To qualify for the BloodCenter of Wisconsin Summer Service Challenge a blood drive must be held in the summer between Memorial Day and Labor Day. 
    3. The blood drive goal and number of presenting donors required based on drive size will be predetermined and agreed upon between the BloodCenter of Wisconsin Account Representative and the Sponsoring Organization. The agreed upon blood drive goal must be attained to qualify for award. Funds will be disbursed after your successful blood drive. The total number of presenting donors who attempt to donate at the Summer Service Challenge drive will determine the full amount of the award. 
    4. If a blood drive is canceled due to inclement weather or a school closing of any type, please work with your Account Representative to reschedule during an appropriate timeframe. If for any reason BloodCenter of Wisconsin is unable to fulfill a drive, monies will be awarded based on the number of pints collected at the first subsequent BloodCenter of Wisconsin drive held by your organization. 
    5. The Organization and Sponsor Lead will determine how the funds will benefit the youth program. 
    6. The Summer Service Challenge Agreement must be completed, signed and submitted to your Account Representative for disbursement of the funds to the youth organization. 
    7. A Sponsor or Organization Adult Leader, Athletic Director, Club Advisor or Principal is required in the planning and execution of the Summer Service Challenge blood drive and are necessary to maximize efforts on behalf of the students. 
ic-arrow-right
x

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Learn more