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8th Annual Peoria 12 Hours of Giving

7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
405 W. John H Gwynn Jr Ave
Peoria, IL 61605

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The American Red Cross will host the 8th Annual 12 Hours of Giving Blood Drive at the Peoria Blood Donation Center on Wednesday, December 21 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Each presenting donor at the 12 Hours of Giving will receive an American Red Cross ice scraper and be eligible for hourly prize drawings! Click here today to make an appointment to give blood at the 8th Annual 12 Hours of Giving Blood Drive.

This event, sponsored by WMBD-TV, offers something for the whole family! Childcare will be available, Avanti's Italian Ristorante will provide tasty sandwiches and entertainment will get you into the holiday spirit!

Entertainment Line-Up for 12 Hours of Giving

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. – Central Illinois Banjo Club

2 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Accordio-Rama Peoria Area Accordion Club

3 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Michelle Agnew

3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. – Barry Cloyd

4 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Bogside Zukes

5 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Winston Dunbar

6 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Alphorns, Brass Trio

7 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Barbershop Quartet

The American Red Cross would like to thank the following hourly sponsors who are helping recruit donors for the 2011 12 Hours of Giving!

American Red Cross Heart of America Blood Services Region Board of Directors

Comprehensive Bleeding Disorders Center

East Peoria Fire Department

East Peoria Kiwanis

Easter Seals

Fondulac Banking Center

Maui Jim Sunglasses

Peoria County Bar Association and the Young Lawyers Committee

Peoria Fire Department

Peoria Push Derby Dames

Prairie State Legal Services

St. Jude Runners

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Uftring Auto Group