To help local blood banks maintain adequate supplies, the City of O’Fallon is hosting the National Volunteer Donor Blood Drive on Friday, March 3, from 11a.m. – 3 p.m. at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon 63366. The drive is co-sponsored by Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC). Donors must be in good health, have a photo I.D., and be at least age 17, or 16 with parental consent.

Donors can pick their appointment time by using this direct link for an Express Appointment:

www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=373462275. Presenting donors will receive a voucher to redeem for a St. Patrick’s Day- themed shirt, “Make Your Own Luck Give Blood.”

“We’re encouraging every healthy adult to take a few moments to help save local lives by donating blood this month,” said Kathy Halstead, O’Fallon’s Manager of Volunteer Services. “Blood supplies are always in demand, but winter weather can keep donors away, creating critical needs with the potential to delay scheduled surgeries and other treatments.”

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments for whole blood donations can help reduce waiting times and ensure sufficient staffing. For more information, contact O’Fallon’s Volunteer Services Department at 636-379-5417 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or visit www.ofallon.mo.us for more details.