MCIA Blood Donation Drive

Give Blood-Give Life! A great way to give back to the community!

An appeal to all Indians in Bloomington-Normal to join us in this noble gesture.

Date & Time: Saturday, May 10, 1:30 pm - 4:30
Signup by April 21
Schedule Time

1:30, 1:45, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30, 2:45, 3:00, 3;15, 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, 4:15

2 Donors scheduled every 15 minutes from 1:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Estimate being at the location for about 45 minutes. This includes time for registration, testing and donation.


Red Cross facilities at 1 Westport court, Bloomington, IL 61704

Ph: (309) 662-0500.


  • At least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be in good health.
    • Have not donated since March 15 or are a first time donor
    • It has been at least 3 years since you moved from India or other malaria risk area
    • It has been more than a year since your last visit to India or other malaria risk area

For questions regarding eligibility, please call the American Red Cross at 1-800-728-3543 Ext. 460 or the contacts listed below.

Other Information
  • Picture id will be required at time of registration.

To make an appointment, or for more information, please contact the following individuals :

Radha Gulati 309-663-5212 Ravi Muthu 30 533 1631
Vaneetha Crampton 309-378-4678 or 309-212-8427 Sangeeta Nair 309-664-6147
Shashidhar Shettar 309-530-9165 Rajendra Parasa 309-533-1098
Prasanna Mate 309-664-6043 Harish Kumar 309-662-6527

Thank you for supporting the MCIA Community Blood Donation Drive!

Thanks to BKF, BTS, Marathi Mandal, MMKK, TAB & SEWA for helping to raise awareness for this cause.

MCIA's Mega Sponsors for 2008 :

1) Dev Mandhyan

2) Dr. Sharon R. Weaver & Dr. Jennifer S. Dameron