Blood drive to be held Monday in Barsema Hall parking lot

By Northern Star staff

NIU will hold a community blood drive 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday in the Barsema Hall parking lot at the Heartland Blood Centers mobile coach.

“To our group, a blood drive is a happy occasion, bringing people together to help save lives,” said Katie Flannery, junior operations management and information systems major.

Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. All donors will receive a Heartland Blood Center water bottle as a thank you.

To schedule a donation, contact Flannery at 708-363-1987 or sign up online at