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Give the Gift of Life October 12

Sauk Valley Community College invites you to give the gift of life Monday, October 12 from 9-3PM in the SVCC East Mall.

Appointments to donate are highly recommended but not required.

Anyone wanting to donate can stop by the day of the event. Donors should remember to bring their photo ID, eat a healthy meal and drink plenty of water prior to donation.

Consider donating blood to make a difference in the lives of people in the Sauk Valley district as well as lives across the country. To make an appointment:

Call 815-835-6279

• Register online at or

• Stop by the SVCC blood drive registration tables September 28 & 29 outside the Sauk Cafe between 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. or in the West Mall on October 5 & 6 from 11:30am to 1:30pm.

• NEW THIS FALL: BLOOD DONORS CAN SAVE TIME AT THEIR NEXT DONATION BY USING RAPIDPASS! RapidPass offers donors a way to complete their pre-reading and donation questions online from the comfort and privacy of their home or office, reducing the time spent at the blood drive.

• Donors must complete the steps to redeem their pass on the day they donate. Donors who do not bring the printed pass with them to their donation or cannot show it on a mobile device will be asked to complete the questions again. Visit to learn more.

This event is sponsored by SGA, Student Activities and AmeriCorps of Sauk Valley Community College.