Northside Blood Drive on February 8 | The River Food Pantry

Door Creek Church will host a community blood drive on Madison’s Northside from 12:00–4:00 pm on Wednesday, February 8, at 1181 N. Sherman Ave, inside Door Creek Church Activity Center.

Sponsored once again by The River Food Pantry and Northside Planning Council, the public blood drive will support ImpactLife, provider of blood and blood components to SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital and Stoughton Health.

“We continue to collaborate with our Northside partners to organize these blood drives to help save lives right here in our community,” said Rhonda Adams, Executive Director of The River. “Together we collected enough blood to impact up to 72 lives in 2022. With your help on February 8, we can make an even bigger impact this year. Please schedule your appointment today!”

In addition to saving lives, blood donors will receive from ImpactLife a voucher for a t-shirt or a gift card.

Appointments: To donate blood, please visit or call (800) 747-5401.

Donor Eligibility Criteria: Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age (16 with parental permission form available through and weigh more than 110 pounds. A photo I.D. is required to donate. For questions about eligibility, please call ImpactLife at (800) 747-5401. Donors who last gave blood on or before 12/14/22 are eligible to give at this drive.

About Blood Donation: Blood donation is a safe, simple procedure that takes about 45 minutes to one hour. Individuals with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure may be accepted as eligible donors.

About ImpactLife: ImpactLife is the provider of blood and blood components to more than 125 hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin.

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