12 Days of Giving blood drive comes to Woodfield Mall

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (WLS) -- Heartland Blood Centers is launching 12 Days of Giving, a blood drive to save lives this holiday season.

The event runs from Dec. 18-31 at the Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. The goal is to recruit 2,000 blood donors. Since each donation can save up to three lives, Heartland Blood Centers' mission during the 12 Days of Giving is to touch 6,000 lives via the Woodfield donor event.

You can set your appointment now at www.heartlandbc.org or text GIFT to 444-999. Heartland Blood Centers is a not-for-profit; independent organization serving 65 hospitals in the Chicago area.

Amy Smith with the Heartland Blood Centers joined ABC 7 Eyewitness News live from the blood donations at Woodfield Mall to talk about the need for donors this holiday season.

Heartland Blood Centers 12 Days of Giving
Dec. 18-31
Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg
How can people get involved?
Set your appointment now at http://www.heartlandbc.org or text GIFT to 444-999.

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