OSF HealthCare hosts community blood drive in Peru

8/24/2023 - Peru, Illinois

OSF Medical Group in Peru will host a community blood drive with ImpactLife on Thursday, September 14, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The ImpactLife Donor Bus will be located in the OSF Medical Group parking lot at 1650 Midtown Road, Peru. ImpactLife is the only provider of blood and blood components to OSF Saint Elizabeth Medical Center, OSF Saint Paul Medical Center, OSF Center for Health, and many other regional hospitals. To schedule an appointment for donation, call (800) 747-5401 or schedule online at www.bloodcenter.org or via the Blood Center's mobile app.

Blood donations are often used to help treat patients with cancer, victims of trauma and patients undergoing major surgeries. All persons ages 17 and up (or 16, with a signed parental permission form) who weigh at least 110 lbs. and are in general good health meet the basic eligibility requirements for blood donation. For more information, call ImpactLife at (800) 747-5401, visit www.bloodcenter.org., or download the IMPACT mobile app at www.bloodcenter.org/app.

ImpactLife is a not-for-profit community organization providing blood services to 120 hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, and Wisconsin, including 12 of 15 OSF HealthCare facilities. For more information, see www.bloodcenter.org and find them @impactlifeblood on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat.


11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Thursday, September 14, 2023

OSF Medical Group – Peru, 1650 Midtown Road, Peru, IL




JoEllyn Gahan
Public Relations & Communications Coordinator
(815) 539-7461