Did you know that The American Legion is the largest collective blood-donor to the Red Cross? The American Legion adopted Resolution 33, calling for our organization to assist in Homeland Security preparedness - the blood supply is a matter of Homeland Security.
The most important part about donating blood is to remember that it saves lives. Waiting for an emergency to donate will not get the blood to the receiver in time.
The American Legion, Department Holds Blood Drives at many of our events. This year's schedule is as follows:
The following sites are also available for reference:
Badger Chapter, Madison - http://www.arcbadger.org
Lakeland County Chapter - http://www.arclakeland.org
Greater Milwaukee Chapter - http://www.redcrossinsewis.org
Hawkeye Chapter - http://www.hawkeyechapter.org
Greater Chicago Chapter - http://www.chicagoredcross.org
Rock River Chapter, Rockford - http://chapters.redcross.org/il/rockriver
Once you've helped get the blood on the shelves at the blood center, make sure to complete the annual “Consolidated Post Report.”
Blood donor information is reported in the National Security section of the report.