May blood drives include at Fulmer Dentistry in Paddock Lake on May 22

blood-center-logoNote: Fulmer Dentistry is a sponsor. — DH

Blood donors in Kenosha County can help patients in need at BloodCenter of Wisconsin’s upcoming community blood drives open to all donors and those interested in learning more about blood donation.

Local and nearby drives include:

  • Kenosha, Monday, May 11 from 3 to 7:00 p.m. at St. Pauls Lutheran Church, 8760 – 37th Ave.
  • Paddock Lake, Friday, May 22 from 7 a.m. to noon at James Fulmer DDS, 7137 236th Ave.
  • Pleasant Prairie. Thursday, May 28 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Invest of Pleasant Prairie, Wruck Beach Pavillion on Lake Andrea.

Donors can schedule an appointment by calling 1-877-BE-A-HERO (1-877-232-4376), or visiting

Regardless of the type of donation — dual red cells, whole blood, platelets or plasma — everyday people are making a tremendous difference for patients in their own communities and beyond. Anyone 16 or older who is in general good health and meets eligibility requirements is encouraged to donate blood. Appointments are preferred to ensure a quick and convenient donation, but walk-in donors are also welcome. Parental consent is required for 16-year-olds to donate. The entire process takes about an hour. Donors should bring a photo ID that includes birth date.

BloodCenter of Wisconsin is a not-for-profit organization that specializes in blood services, organ, tissue and marrow donation, diagnostic testing, medical services and leading-edge research. BloodCenter of Wisconsin is the only provider of blood to hospitals in 29 Wisconsin counties as well as providing support to hospitals and patients across the country. BloodCenter of Wisconsin advances patient care by delivering life-saving solutions grounded in unparalleled medical and scientific expertise. For more information, visit


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