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Batinick hosting Blood Drive on June 16th

5/26/2020, 9:56 p.m.
State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with Troy Township and Versiti Blood Center ...

State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with Troy Township and Versiti Blood Center of Illinois. The event will take place on Tuesday, June 16th at Troy Township Community Center in Shorewood, 25448 W. Seil Road, from 3:00-7:00pm.

As a safety precaution, donations will be by appointment only (no walk-ins) and face coverings will be required. To make an appointment, please visit:

https://donate.illinois.versiti.org

Rep. Batinick is eager to host this event, which is his second blood drive in the last two months, to continue to help boost the blood supply in Illinois. “Our state is experiencing a severe blood shortage, and this pandemic isn’t helping matters,” said Batinick. “This event can help change that. Together, we can do our best to mitigate this shortage and in turn, help save lives.”

Spots are limited for blood donation, so interested residents should make an appointment as soon as possible.

With questions, constituents can contact Rep. Batinick’s district office at (815) 254-0000.