Upcoming Event:
Blood Drive
Sunday, October 7th at the Minneapolis Campus

Please join us at this year's blood drive and make a life saving difference for those in need of blood.  Each pint of blood donated has the potential of saving up to three lives, and you are needed!  

To see how important this life saving gift can be, click here to read about Mount Olivet member, Kendall, who, at the age of 13, has undergone numerous surgeries for a congenital heart defect, and has been a benefactor of others donations.

To schedule an appointment contact Memorial Blood Centers at 1-888-GIVE-BLD or 
visit www.mbc.org/searchdrives and enter sponsor code 0313.

 

Memorial Blood Centers: Give the Gift of Life

Donor Requirements

  • You must be at least 17 years of age (16 with parental permission) and eat a good meal within a four-hour period before donating
  • You must be in good health.
  • You must be free from colds and flu for 3 days
  • You must bring a photo ID with you to the drive.

Did you know?

  • Each week 2700 volunteer donors are needed to help supply blood to patients in our area hospitals.
  • Your single donation can save as many as three people's lives.
  • Blood is needed for cancer and surgery patients, burn victims, accident victims, premature infants... the list is endless.
  • Blood transfusions save the lives of cardiac patients during surgery.
  • Premature infants come into the world often needing blood to survive.