Community Blood Center drive set for next week at local church

A Lawrence church will host a blood drive benefiting the region’s local blood supplier next week.

The drive will take place at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meeting house at 3655 W. 10th St. in Lawrence next Thursday, Aug. 11, from 2 to 6 p.m. It will benefit the Community Blood Center, which is the primary provider of blood donations to more than 70 hospitals and medical centers in the greater Kansas City region, including LMH Health.

Donors must be 16 years old or older and will need to bring a valid ID. Those who are age 16 will also need a signed parental consent form. Donors can pre-register online here, but walk-ins will also be accepted as time allows.

If you have questions, contact local blood drive coordinator Leena Turner at 785-813-8134 or


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